Best Practice in the Care Home Sector

 20th September 2017

MAC Birmingham


About the conference

Caring Times is delighted to announce that this new conference will be held at the MAC Birmingham on 20th September 2017. The conference is designed to highlight and showcase the very best practice in the care home sector.


Key Objectives of the conference:

  • To provide a strong annual event which will be good for industry morale
  • To provide the opportunity for staff who are doing excellent work to showcase it
  • To provide a learning opportunity for staff attending the event
  • To demonstrate to the media, CQC, commissioners and other stakeholders in the care home sector that there is excellent work going on in the independent sector

Call for presentations       Deadline: midnight 19 May 2017

The conference will be structured around two plenaries – one on arrival in the morning and one after lunch and at least three parallel sessions running concurrently during the rest of the day. This will provide plenty of opportunities for speakers to present on any aspect of care home management including three key areas:

  • The impact of the environment, including design, on resident and staff well-being and engagement
  • Innovation in care homes
  • The role of technology as an enabler

Prospective presenters are invited to submit a summary of the proposed presentation of no more than 250 words. All proposals should include the following:

  • Background – Please outline the background context of your presentation including perhaps what is already known in this area if appropriate
  • Aims – Please describe what people will gain from attending your presentation
  • Description – Please summarise the main points of your presentation
  • Implications for practice – Please summarise in what way your presentation could change or improve current practice including any difficulties or limitations


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