Avnish Goyal, Care England’s Chair, has encouraged all providers in the independent care sector to attend Workforce Matters on 13 November 2019.
Avnish Goyal, Chair, Care England says:
“Every provider will tell you that workforce matters. We need to invest in the right resources to be able to recruit and retain the workforce of today and of tomorrow. The social care workforce is highly skilled and as such needs to be valued accordingly. I would encourage all providers to attend Care England’s conference as it will be a unique opportunity to glean useful information and practices from the esteemed speakers, network with other delegates on the topics that are going to be the important challenge to the sector as we enter the next decade of the 21st century”.
Workforce Matters, Care England’s Conference and Exhibition will take place on 13 November at Church House Conference Centre in Westminster. It will shine a spotlight on the social care workforce and the steps that it is taking to meet the challenges of effective care delivery in today’s economic climate.
A wealth of experienced and influential speakers are lined up for the event including Kate Terroni, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at CQC, Rachel Smith, Head of Business Systems and Management Information at Orchard Care Homes and Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TEC Services Association.
Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care England says:
“This is a conference for the whole sector. It will deliver practical advice for all levels of management and, in keeping with previous years, it will be CPD accredited. Workforce Matters will further underline how a skilled and dedicated workforce sits at the centre of exemplary care”.
Notes to editors:
- Care England is the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care
- Care England works to ensure that care services are commissioned fairly, efficiently and on a properly funded basis, to meet the true costs of providing quality care. Care England analysis indicates that where known around one in five councils (20%) did not increase their base rates for either residential or nursing home placements in 2018/19, despite rising inflation and increased workforce costs.
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