Lewis listed to speak at NCA conference

Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Preparations are being made for the 2006 National Care Association (NCA) annual conference and exhibition which is being held on November 1st and 2nd at the Britannia International Hotel in the heart of London’s Docklands. Care home owners, key MPs and care industry specialists will use the conference as an opportunity gather to discuss the state of the care industry. Social care minister Ivan Lewis is scheduled to address the conference at 9.30am on the first day. NCA chief executive Sheila Scott said this year marked the 25th anniversary of the foundation of NCA and the 2006 conference would be extra special on this account. “Our members are always pleased to welcome ministers to conference and to ensure that the voice of the independent social care sector is heard,” said Mrs Scott. Other speakers confirmed include Paul Snell, chief inspector of the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI), Rodney Brooks, chairman of the General Social Care Council (GSCC) and Professor Ian Philp, national director

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