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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

13:30 – 15:30

Leaders Summit

13:30 – 15:30

Expert Panel on Intergenerational Work


13:00 – 15:30

NCF Rising Star Restaurant


Lunch, Exhibitors & Networking



Wokefield Suite

Sky 1 & 2

Forest Suite




WORKSHOPS - Smart solutions to global problems






Workshop 1

Age Friendly Cities


Cities as engines of innovation in ageing: developing local 'longevity ecosystems’



Stephen Johnston, Co-Founder, Aging2.0


Sky 6


Chair: Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care





NCF Rising Stars and mentors


Hosted by

Workshop 2

Quality Compliance Systems

How policies & procedures can support you to deliver the basics of care


Phillipa Shirtcliffe, Clinical Policy Lead, QCS


Sky 5


Workshop 3


Work and Programmes of the International Institute on Ageing, United Nations-Malta (INIA)







Dementia Care Skills Train-The-Trainer Programme in Malaysia and Brunei:

An Asia Pacific Region Initiative



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


Anna Fowlie, CEO, Scottish Social Services Council


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

Sky 3




Workshop 4

Disruption & Design

Innovative models & future thinking – disruptive approaches

Dr Wei Siang Yu, Founder & Executive Chairman, Borderless Healthcare Group

Chris Straw, Group Managing Director, ThomsonAdsett

Sky 4


Refreshments, Exhibitors & Networking


The Avenue


Panel: What next for ageing?

Chair: Andrew Larpent OBE, Chairman, CommonAge

Anna Dixon, CEO, Centre for Ageing Better

Eric Kihlstrom, Interim Director, Healthy Ageing Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care

Chris Roles, Managing Director, Age International

Wokefield Suite



Closing summary

Chair: Cedi Frederick, Director, CommonAge, Caribbean & Canada Chapter

Wokefield Suite


18:45- 19:30

Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception


Opportunity to hear from the recent winner of the Care Innovation Challenge supported by Oomph! Wellness

The Manor House – Maple Suite Reception



Conference Gala Dinner


Entertainment provided by Occasional Orchestra

The Manor House – Maple Suite



Wednesday 18th April 2018

UK perspectives on social care







Registration, Exhibition & Refreshments


The Avenue



Welcome & Introduction



Chair: Maria Ball, NCF Chair, CEO, Quantum Care

& Vic Rayner, Executive Director, National Care Forum

Wokefield Suite



Panel: Human Rights in Care

Chair: Sanchita Hosali, Director, The British Institute of Human Rights

Anna Buchanan, Director People Affected by Dementia Programme, Life Changes Trust

Debbie Ivanova, Deputy Chief Inspector Adult Social Care (London and South), Care Quality Commission

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care

Wokefield Suite



Refreshments, Exhibitors & Networking


The Avenue


WORKSHOPS - Rights in Action: Practice Based Provocations



Workshop 1

Older people & learning disability

Penny Fell, Managing Director, Surrey Choices & Rachel Peacock, CEO, Making Space


Sky 5

Workshop 2

Avoiding unlawful discrimination and achieving equality and diversity in care setting

Anna Dabek, Partner, &

Matthew Wort, Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors

Sky 6

Workshop 3

Recognising Faith, Belief & Spirituality

Chris Swift, Director of Chaplaincy & Spirituality, Methodist Homes

Sky 3

Workshop 4

End of Life Care

Claire Henry MBE, Director of Improvement & Transformation, Hospice UK &

Kate Ibbeson, Member of the People in Partnership Group, Hospice UK

Sky 4



Workshop 5

The rights of older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans People


David Woodhead PhD, National LGB&T Partnership

Sky 1&2


Lunch, Exhibitors, Networking


The Avenue


WORKSHOPS - The Future Looks Bright



Workshop 1

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...

Chair: Sylvie Silver, CEO, NAPA

Camilla Vickers, Founder & Manager, healthpitch


Wokefield Suite

Workshop 2

Alternative Sources of Funding

Daniel Carrico, Head of Origination, Allia - Impact Finance

Sky 6

Workshop 3

The Future of Home care

Andy Cole, Operational Manager Locality Services, Vale of Glamorgan

Dr Jane Townson, CEO, Somerset Care

Sky 3


Workshop 4

Retirement Living – ready for anything

Jeremy Walford, Managing Director, Middleton Hall Retirement Village &

David Williams, CEO, St Monica Trust

Sky 4

Workshop 5

Nursing provision

Pauline Shaw OBE, Director of Care & Service Development, The Royal Star & Garter Homes

Sky 1&2




Workshop 6

Making outstanding achievable for all

Ed Watkinson, Director of Care Quality, QCS


Sky 5


Refreshments, Exhibitors & Networking


The Avenue


Panel - Reform across the UK

Chair: David Brindle, Public Services Editor, The Guardian

Rt Hon Professor Paul Burstow, Chair, Social Care Institute for Excellence

Dr Donald Macaskill, CEO, Scottish Care

Julienne Meyer CBE, Professor of Nursing: Care for Older People, University of London

Mary Wimbury, CEO, Care Forum Wales

Jillian Martin, Professional Officer, Older People and Community Care Lead, Office of Social Services

Department of Health, Northern Ireland

Wokefield Suite


Ageing in Common


Katie Sloan, Executive Director, Global Ageing Network

Wokefield Suite


Closing Remarks


Vic Rayner, Executive Director, National Care Forum

Wokefield Suite

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