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09:15 - 09:45


Bridge Suite

09:45 - 10:00


Maria Ball, Chair, National Care Forum & CEO, Quantum Care

Tower 2&3

10:00 - 10:30

Opening Keynote

Caroline Dinenage, Minister of State, Department of Health and Social (INVITED)

Tower 2&3

10:30 - 11:00

Plenary II - Conceptualising care through an assets lens

Cormac Russell, Managing Director, Nurture Development (CONFIRMED)

Tower 2&3

11:00 - 11:30


Bridge Suite

11:30 - 12:15

Workshop Session

Delivery of Integrated Services - health, housing & care

Maxine Espley, Executive Director of Health, Social Care and Support, Nicole Beeching, Assistant Director - Business Development Accord Housing Association (CONFIRMED) &

Dr Nichola Stefanou, Director of Clinical Practice, Home Group (CONFIRMED)


State of Recruitment in Social Care

Amanda Marques, Director & Dave Beesley, Talent Director  Cohesion Recruitment,

Bruce Adams, Head of Sales Europe,  Altura Learning &

Neil Eastwood, Founder & CEO, Care Friends  (CONFIRMED)


Governance Priorities for Trustees  

John Wearing, Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP (CONFIRMED) &

Tommy Henderson Reay and Claire Sutton, Digital Transformation Lead, National Care Forum (CONFIRMED)

Great Harry

Motitech UK - Exercise for Dementia

Stian Lavik, Director of International Markets, Motitech UK & NCF Member


Tower 2&3

12:15 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION - Future of Care – Changing Communities

The care sector is changing to meet future needs but there is much more work to do to ensure that it addresses the needs of all communities. The panel discussion will explore wider community needs, to enable delegates to explore how their organisations can be part of that future.

Tower 2&3

  • Black and Ethnic minority communities (CONFIRMED)


  • Homelessness (CONFIRMED)

  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse (CONFIRMED)

13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH & EXHIBITION - Tower Foyer                                                                                                                          

apetito NCF RISING STAR LUNCH – Tower 1

Workshop Session

14:00 - 14:45

Investment Trends & Partnership Investing

Freddie Richards, Investment Director &

Ben Penaliggon, Director, Octopus Healthcare (CONFIRMED)


Wellbeing Teams

Helen Sanderson, Founder, Wellbeing Teams (CONFIRMED)


Workforce - demand and supply

Christoph Marr, Managing Director, Marr Procurement &

Neil Eastwood, Founder & CEO, Care Friends  (CONFIRMED)

Great Harry

Social Prescribing – Just what the Doctor ordered

Gill Duncan, Independent Consultant, Clive Cook, Chief Executive, St John’s Winchester Charity, & Samantha Roussos, Locality Development Manager, NHS West Hampshire CCG (CONFIRMED)

Tower 2&3

14:45 - 15:15

Plenary III - Integration of Care and Housing

James Bullion, Vice President, ADASS (CONFIRMED)

TBC, Department of Health and Social Care

Tower 2&3

15:15 - 15:45

Plenary IV  - Workforce for the Futures

Andy Tilden, Interim CEO, Skills for Care (CONFIRMED)

Tower 2&3

15:45 - 16:15


Governance Hub

Bridge Suite

16:15 - 16:45

Plenary V - Commissioning of the Future

James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care, NHS England (CONFIRMED) &

Clenton Farquharson MBE, Chair, TLAP Programme Board (CONFIRMED)

Tower 2&3

16:45 - 17:15

Plenary VI - Quality care for all people

Sue Howard, Deputy Chief Inspector, Care Quality Commission (CONFIRMED)

Tower 2&3

17:15- 17:30

Reflections and Close

Vic Rayner, Executive Director, NCF

Tower 2&3

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