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Headline Sponsors


NHG is the UK’s only healthcare supply company to offer consumables, equipment, care home supplies and interior design, fitout and furniture from a single source.  NHG helps care and nursing homes deliver the best possible patient care while simplifying procurement and maximising profitability through our consultative approach. Web: 

Official Charity


NAPA is a registered charity and a limited company with a small permanent staff. It is administered by a Board of Trustees who are all volunteers with a keen and active interest in promoting high quality activity provision for older people.  NAPA has established working partnerships with most of the leading organisations involved with the well being of older people, both voluntary and privately funded, in order to promote our aims.

Official Media Partner


Care Management Matters (CMM) is the complete management journal for the UK care sector that aims squarely at the many challenges facing managers and proprietors.  Care Management Matters (CMM) explores key management issues, showing ways of turning difficulties into opportunities.  Contributors are experts in their fields and cover topical healthcare issues, changing legislation, finance, marketing, HR strategies, training and recruitment.

Supported by

care england

Care England, a registered charity, is the leading representative body for independent care services in England. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, Care England speaks with a single unified voice for both members and the whole care sector.  Our aim is to create an environment in which care providers can continue to deliver and develop the high quality care that communities require and deserve.


The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) is the UK's oldest and largest healthcare association, founded in 1917. Their members make or sell healthcare and assistive technology products that help people live more independently. These range from wheelchairs and scooters to stair lifts, positioning products, rehabilitation products and more. Services provided by members range from assessments for the right mobility vehicle to dispensing of prescriptions for stoma and continence products. 



The Care Home Environment is an information resource for the care sector aimed at all of those who design, own, operate and equip residential care homes in the UK.  Delivering news stories through the website and longer form feature articles in the bi-monthly magazine, The Care Home Environment is an informative and independent read relevant to all care homes whether it be a single site owner/operator or multi-site care home groups.


The Carer is a respected nursing and residential care home information resource, assembled by our team of experienced journalists and researchers. The Carer is published quarterly and distributed via direct mail throughout all of England and Wales. In addition to our press edition, we also feature a comprehensive online industry/ provider directory and current news stories on as a resource for our core readership of care home proprietors, managers and directors.

Home Care is the leading care home website with over 15 million visitors per year. It features over 35,000 recommendations for care homes and also has sections for care home jobs, news and suppliers.  Its partner website,, is the leading website for home care agencies, jobs, news and suppliers.

Care Home Management

Care Home Management is the UK’s leading magazine for the care home industry. We provide unrivalled coverage of the sector. We educate and inform readers about the best products and services available, making running a care home less stressful, more efficient, and more enjoyable for the people who matter most – the residents.

Care Home Professional

Care Home Professional provides news, trends and market intelligence for group purchasing professionals at premium, private care homes in the UK across our print and digital platforms. Our digital platforms report live every day news covering everything from new product launches to case studies of best practice and insight from the industry about the challenges they face and the innovative solutions they find.

Pixel West

Hospital Matters and Hospital Times provide an essential reference for healthcare professionals in both NHS and private hospitals throughout the UK.  Combining relevant news, insightful thought leadership and influential case studies, these titles are a must-read for today’s key decision makers.  Visit and to find out more.


A Skills for Care endorsed 'Centre of Excellence' & finalist for the ‘Best endorsed provider of learning and development’ accolade 16/17, ACC is a membership-led education and learning provider.

ACC courses, created in true partnership with our care provider membership and care industry experts, focus on sharing best practice via the power of storytelling.


The Building Better Healthcare brand originates from the long-established healthcare magazine Hospital Development, which was first published in 1969. Designed to provide influencers and budget-holders for the design and structure of healthcare estates, the service provides comprehensive business news, information, opinion and analysis; making this website the ultimate tool to influence procurement decisions during the construction process.

OT Magazine

The OT Magazine is a free publication produced solely for occupational therapists. Every issue includes information to bring occupational therapists the latest products, in-depth features, industry news, personal profiles and up to date information on relevant events and exhibitions. Web address is

Care & Nursing Essentials

The care industry's own entirely independent magazine. A specialist independent publication providing a unique window on the social care sector for today's care home owners and nursing home managers. View online issue.

Care Show

LaingBuisson, the leading healthcare intelligence provider, has been serving clients in health and social care for over 30 years.  The chosen provider of data on the UK independent healthcare market to the Office for National Statistics, we support our clients by providing market intelligence, consulting and data solutions.

Care Show

The University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) is an international centre of knowledge and expertise dedicated to improving the lives of people with dementia. We draw on research and practice, from across the world, to provide comprehensive resources on all aspects of dementia, including care and design.

Media Planet

On the 21st of September, Mediaplanet will launch the 2017 Dementia Awareness campaign in alignment with World Alzheimer’s Day. Their aim is to catalyse the realisation that Dementia is a global health priority, and provide a platform to talk about the improved collective work on policy making, research, community action and care through key thought leaders. For more information please visit