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Programme 2018

                                             NCF UK Care Conference

De Vere Wokefield Park

Tuesday 17 – Wednesday 18 April 2018


   “Ageing in Common: An International Perspective"


Tuesday 17th April 2018

Global Issues – Local Responses



NCF UK Care Conference - Registration

The Avenue

Forest Suite


Lunch, Exhibitors & Networking



13:00 – 15:30

NCF Governance Hub




WORKSHOPS - Smart solutions to global problems





NCF Trustees and Non-Executive Directors


Hosted by


Workshop 1 – Age Friendly Cities


Cities as engines of innovation in ageing Ten building blocks for cities to create ‘Longevity ecosystems’



Eric Kihlstrom, UK Ambassador, Ageing 2.0


Sky 5

Workshop 2 - QCS

QCS - confirmed


Sky 6

Workshop 3 - Leadership

1.     Supporting leadership development across the Commonwealth through staff exchanges. 


Anna Fowlie, CEO, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations


Sky 3

2.     Paper on the work and programmes of the INIA in Malta


Rosette Farrugia-Bonello, Deputy Director, International Institute on Ageing, United Nations, Malta

Sky 3

3.    ADI-Asia Pacific Regional Office: Dementia Care Skills Train-The-Trainer Programme

Datin Jacqueline WM Wong, Hon. Secretary - Executive Committee, Alzheimer's Disease Foundation Malaysia

Sky 3

Workshop 4 – Disruption and Design


The Medically Informed Minder

Disruptive Buildings

Chair: Chris Straw, Group Managing Director, Thomson Adsett – confirmed

Dr. Wei Siang Yu, Executive Chairman, Borderless Healthcare – confirmed

David Hughes, Chairman, Pozzoni – confirmed

Sky 4

14:30 – 14:45

Make your way to your second workshop session from the list above


14:45 – 15:30

WORKSHOPS - Smart solutions to global problems

Repeat of Workshop sessions



Refreshments, Exhibitors & Networking


The Avenue


What next for ageing?



Chair: Andrew Larpent OBE, Chairman, CommonAge & Donald Macaskill, Chief Executive, Scottish Care - confirmed

Wokefield Suite



What CommonAge can do

Francis Njuakom Nchii, Founder and Executive Director, Community Development Volunteers for Technical Assistance (CDVTA), Cameroon - confirmed


Wokefield Suite



Closing summary

Chair: Cedi Frederick, Director and Chair, CommonAge, Caribbean/Canada Chapter  - confirmed

Wokefield Suite


19:00- 19:30

Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception

Oomph! Wellness - Social Care Challenge – (TBC)

The Manor House – Maple Suite Reception


Conference Gala Dinner


The Manor House – Maple Suite


 Wednesday 18th April 2018

UK perspectives on social care







Registration, Exhibition & Refreshments


The Avenue



Welcome and Introduction



Chair: Maria Ball, NCF Chair

& Vic Rayner, NCF Executive Director – confirmed

Wokefield Suite



Panel: Human Rights & Care

Chair: Sanchita Hosali, BIHR - confirmed

Debbie Ivanova, Deputy Chief Inspector, Care Quality Commission – confirmed

Anna Buchanan, Director, Life Changes Trust - confirmed

Chris Matthews, Director of Mental Health, Disability & Older People, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety for Northern Ireland – confirmed

Wokefield Suite



Refreshments, Exhibitors & Networking


The Avenue


WORKSHOPS - Rights in Action: Practice Based Provocations



Workshop 1

Older people and learning disability – Coproduced workshop

Rachel Peacock, CEO, Making Space and Penny Fell, CEO, Surrey Choices - confirmed


Sky 5

Workshop 2

Mental Health

Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP - confirmed

Sky 6

Workshop 3

Recognising Faith and Spirituality

Rev. Dr. Christopher Swift, Director of Chaplaincy & Spirituality, MHA

- confirmed

Sky 3

Workshop 4

End of Life Care

Claire Henry MBE, Director of Improvement and Transformation, Hospice UK – confirmed

Kate Ibbeson

Sky 4



Workshop 5

LGB Rights

David Woodhead, National LGB&T Partnership Associate, Consortuim – confirmed

Sky 1&2


Lunch, Exhibitors, Networking


The Avenue


WORKSHOPS - The Future looks Bright



Workshop 1 Chair: Sylvie Silver, CEO, NAPA

Taking 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...

Camilla Vickers, Founder, Healthpitch - confirmed


Sky 5

Workshop 2

Alternative Sources of Funding

Daniel Carrico, Origination Manager, Allia – confirmed


Sky 6

Workshop 3

The Future of Home care

Andy Cole, Operational Manager Locality Services, Vale of Glamorgan – (TBC)

Dr Jane Townson, CEO, Somerset Care - confirmed

Sky 3


Workshop 4

Retirement Living – ready for anything

David Williams, CEO, St Monica Trust – confirmed

Jeremy Walford, Managing Director, Middleton Hall Retirement Village - confirmed

Sky 4

Workshop 5

Nursing provision

Chair: Ian Turner

Pauline Shaw OBE, Director of Care & Service Development, Royal Star and Garter - confirmed

Sky 1&2




Refreshments, Exhibitors & Networking


The Avenue


Panel - Reform across the UK

Chair: David Brindle, Public Services Editor, The Guardian - confirmed

Prof Paul Burstow, Chair, Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) - confirmed

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care - confirmed

Chris Matthews, Director of Mental Health, Disability & Older People, DHSSPSNI – confirmed

Wokefield Suite


Ageing in Common


Katie Sloan, Executive Director, Global Ageing Network - confirmed

Wokefield Suite


Closing Remarks


Vic Rayner, Executive Director, National Care Forum

Wokefield Suite


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