Theatre Hall 14

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Wednesday 25th April

Thursday 26th April


11.00 - 11.30

Elaine Everett

How did we saved the NHS £78,000 in just 10 weeks

How we developed a programme for the NHS that would address barriers, supporting dementia clients at risk of falls. This involved 10 care homes over a period of 10 weeks. Elaine developed a stability testing platform. The results, saw a 66% increase improvement in joint mobility. The number of falls recorded before and after the programme showed a 55% reduction. The cost implication to NHS services shows a saving of £78,400!


11.45 - 12.15

Jack Ogden

How to keep Critical Lifesaving Equipment running in a Blackout

Care and nursing homes have critical power requirements over and above their day-to-day operations. In addition to the power needed for heating, lighting and catering, residential care homes also have more critical special care requirements. Equipment such as ventilators and nebulisers all need a guaranteed power supply. This seminar will explore the options available to provide you and those in your care with power 24/7.


12.30 - 13.00

James Dunn

Funerals are changing. How do care homes adapt and benefit?

Based upon 3 years at the forefront of a tech business disrupting the funeral market, I will give insight on what the future holds and what it means for care homes. Ranging from practical topics, such as how modern dispersed families come to arrange a funeral, to changing trends, such as the rise of direct cremation. A modern look at funerals and how care homes can benefit.


13.15 - 13.45

Markus Merne

What has Nokia taught us about technology and care.

Looking at the story of technology and care within the Nordic region and why lessons learnt from some of the biggest players may predict the future of technology enabled living.


14.00 - 14.30

James Tarling

GDPR Compliance for Care Homes

With one month to go until implementation of GDPR, James will provide an update on the latest practice, news and guidance. This session will be an opportunity to review and reflect on the steps that you have taken with enough time to update your own procedures to ensure that you are fully compliant with this new law in time.


14.45 - 15.15

Moira Gelman

Why do people do things they know they shouldn’t do.

A behavioural safety discussion based around the court case of R v Fresha’s bakery where 2 men died inside an oven. We will talk about the reasons and consequences of the actions that lead to these men taking a decision to do something that they knew they shouldn’t do. These reasons are usually the same regardless of the nature of the work.


15.30 - 16.00

Rufus Bazley

How to Sell a Care Home

Rufus from talk about the does and don’ts of selling your care home.