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Day 1 - Monday 12 November: Looking after the wellbeing of you and your staff

11:00 - 11:30Registration


11:30 - 11:45WelcomeSharon Blackburn CBE, Policy and Communications Director, NCF
11:45 - 12:15The centrality of personal mental and physical health to the managers & their teamsSharon Allen OBE, CEO, Skills for Care
12:15 - 23:45A vision for the workforce, the changing demands & requirements & how to promote greater diversity within teamsCaroline Dinenage MP
12:45 - 13:45LUNCH & EXHIBITION
Visit exhibitor stands to see how they can support you in your everyday practice
13:45 - 14:15How to sustain the Wellbeing of you & your teamIan Donaghy
14:15 - 15:15

                  FESTIVAL OF WELLBEING 

                                  supported by NAPA

On registration you will be asked to choose to visit 3 providers of the Wellbeing products and services that can support you in your daily practice
15:15 - 15:30
Grab a drink and visit the providers
 you couldn't get to during the Festival of Wellbeing!

15:30 - 16:30
Workshop Session 1
1. Men in Care
2. LGBT Homecare provision
3. Putting employer responsibilities into practice

4. Managing a new home

5. Sepsis Alert!

1. Cohesion - CONFIRMED
2. Ramses Underhill-Smith, Managing Director, Alternatives Care Services - CONFIRMED
3. Anthony Collins Solicitors
4. Paul Newman, CEO, Greensleeves Care & Christine Asbury, CEO, WCS Care 
5. Escalla
16:30 - 17:00DiversitySam Monaghan, CEO, MHA

17:00 - 17:30Taking activities to the next level - brace yourself for an intimate, light-hearted performance of some of the best bits of opera specially written for care environments...


17:30 - 18:30

End of Day 1  - Relax in the pool, sauna or knock it out in the gym!

18:30 Conference Drinks Reception - supported by Compass Associates

Day 2 - Tuesday 12 November: Looking after the wellbeing of the people you support

9:15 - 9:30Welcome to day 2 with the NCF Rising Stars
9:30 - 9:50Evidence based practice for improving resident mental and physical health through activity and interactionDr Melrose Stewart, School of Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Birmingham
9.50 - 10.15

10:15 - 11:15
Workshops Session 2
1. Intimate Relationships
2. Supporting Carers wellbeing /the Carers Action Plan
3. Dementia Care Matters

4. Faith and Spirituality

5. Dying Well - home care and residential focus

1. Supported Loving - CONFIRMED
2. Carers UK 

3. Dementia Care Matters - CONFIRMED
4. Altura Learning, Chris Swift, MHA - CONFIRMED

5.Claire Henry MBE, Director of Improvement and Transformation,

11.15 - 11:45 

Visit exhibitor stands to see how they can support you in your everyday practice
11:45 - 12:15STOMP (STopping Over-Medication of People with a learning disability, autism or both) Jill Parker, Social Care Lead for the NHS England STOMP campaign - CONFIRMED
12:15 - 12:45

 Person Centred Care and what we find in Inspections

Sue Howard, Deputy Chief Inspection, Care Quality Commission - Central Region - CONFIRMED
12:45 - 13:00Closing remarks and reflectionsVic Rayner, Executive Director, National Care Forum - CONFIRMED
13:15CONFERENCE CLOSES WITH LUNCHYour last opportunity to make connections
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