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Our 2018 conference featured over 30 expert speakers from all facets of social care. Below are some of the main presentations given over the two days of the conference.

Main Conference and Workshop Programme

You can download a copy of the 2018 Conference Brochure

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HEADLINE Speaker: Fiona Phillips – Before I forget: A conversation with Fiona Phillips.

Nazir Afzal OBE – Less lessons learned and more get it right first time.

Dementia and the Arts – Drama and music and those living with dementia.

Dr Dan Dutton and Prof Ceri Phillips – Spending more on the healthcare is the expensive way to buy good health – a case for social services.

Dr Helen Beckett – Moving beyond child sexual exploitation.

Simon Duffy – The Centre for Welfare Reform.

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER – Richard McCann – An inspirational speaker with a unique story.

Workshops (Day One)

Sally Bowell – The Commission on Dementia and Music

Hayley Clark and Helen Gazzola – Getting more evidence used in practice

Dr Lydia Hayes – Insights into the homecare workforce

Helena Herklots CBE and Daisy Cole – Rethinking respite for people living with dementia, family carers and friends

Nicola Stubbins and Venessa Young – Thinking strategically, delivering locally.

Simon Pickthall – Creating a system that enable great practice

Dr Diane Burns, Adrian Roper and Sue Evans  – Are we spending or money wisely?

Karen Evans, James Wood and Julian Molloy –  Merger of children’s services and education.

Workshops (Day Two)

Prof Ceri Phillips and Dr Dutton – Health and social spending at the population level, the academic and applied issues.

Michael Dolan, Lucy Jones and Tracey Bell – Digital transformation in Western Bay, an insight into the benefits, opportunities and challenges of implementation.

Mary Ryan and Sally Jenkins – The Care Crisis Review

Dennis Vergne and Joe Badman – Have you heard of Buurtzorg? Can it be done in Wales?

Jonathan Griffiths and Jon Day – Developing a joint health and social care workforce strategy.

Sue Morgan and Alan Lawrie – Cluster Working

Jan Sensier and Kelly Burt – The work of the Office of the Public Guardian

Adrian Smith, Rhys Fidler and Karen Benjamin – Profiling of children’s residential care for looked after children in Wales.