Care Roadshow Liverpool hosted informative seminars led by important care industry experts. These educational seminars were FREE to attend and provided visitors with the latest updates and advice.
| ||10.30 - 11.00am: CQC update on current developments|
Ann Ford, Head of Regional Compliance, Care Quality Commission
The seminar will deal with the current issues facing the care sector and updates about the CQC.
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| ||11.45 - 12.15pm: Malnutrition Amongst the Elderly In The UK – An Avoidable Problem?|
Lee Sheppard, Divisional Manager, Care Homes, apetito
Prevention and treatment of malnutrition should be at the heart of everything we do to ensure older people can live more independent, fulfilling lives. In view of recent care home challenges around providing appropriate Nutrition and Hydration, is this a challenge that we are well placed to take on and deliver against?
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| ||12.45 - 1.15pm: Defining Quality Care|
Nadra Ahmed OBE, Chairman, National Care Association
The presentation will look at:
• Who defines Quality Care?
• How are outcomes measured?
• Who best understands what quality care looks like to a service user?
• The provision of social care at a time when Local Authority funding continues to be squeezed.
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| ||2.00 - 2.30pm: Developing Your Workforce to Support People with Dementia|
Carol Mitchell, Skills for Care
The high quality dementia care and support services that our customers demand cannot be delivered without a well-trained and developed workforce. This workshop will focus on developing the social care workforce who are supporting people with dementia.
The workshop will include an overview of Skills for Care qualifications, products, and resources which can support social care employers when they are looking at the further development of their workforce. At the end of the workshop, Skills for Care aim to ensure attendees have a clear understanding of support available to them, and ideas and suggestions as to how they can improve workforce development in their own workplace.
Alex Connell, Principal
Tutor from the Cordon Vert Cookery School will be demonstrating a range
of vegetarian delights popular with vegetarians and meat eaters alike.
Chef from Cordon Vert
|Sponsored by Vegetarian for Life|
|Visitors will have the opportunity of viewing three cookery demonstrations throughout the day. There will be the chance to see breakfast, lunch and an evening meal being prepared in front of your eyes by culinary expert Alex Connell. Sponsored by Vegetarian for Life, all meals will be suitable for a vegetarian lifestyle and made easy with a live commentary from this excellent chef. With the chance to try the tasty freshly prepared food at the end of the presentation, it is not to be missed.|
10.00am: Demonstration 1 A range of simple breakfast ideas
11.15am: Demonstration 2 A Hearty and delicious midday meal without using meat
1.30pm: Demonstration 3 Light meal suggestions without any fuss.
| || Visitor Bag Sponsors|| Lanyard Sponsors|
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Ablyss Systems are the provider of CMS, The Care Management System, a complete software solution for the care sector. CMS is designed to manage your day-to-day care and staffing needs from care plans, risk assessments and reviews through to absence tracking, training and rotas. The software has been designed to be fully customisable allowing it to be adapted to different types of care provision whilst retaining a clear and attractive layout. Coupled with extensive security and auditing features, keeping on top of the Care Standards stringent record keeping has never been easier.
Advanced Health & Care
Advanced Health & Care is a leading supplier of IT management systems for urgent & unplanned care, homecare, residential care, hospices, mobile information for community carers and back-office management systems for NHS trusts, local authorities and care providers.
Working with partners in the NHS, local government and the private sector, Advanced Health & Care is delivering IT solutions in support of safe, efficient care delivery with integrated management information. Advanced's unique proposition is its range of integrated care solutions offering visibility of information for both the commissioner and care provider.
The Advanced Health & Care suite of products includes: Adastra, Adastra 111, Advanced Community, Advanced Mobile Communications, Carenotes, CareSys, Crosscare, eFinancials Smart Business Suite, iConnect, iNurse & StaffPlan.
With 50 years experience we have the expertise to partner you in creating an individual approach to food for your care home. We appreciate that every care home is different and understand the challenges catering within care homes; we provide great tasting food and a system that is efficient, cost beneficial, labour saving and space sensitive. apetito is also a leading supplier in the UK Community Meals and Healthcare markets and is at the forefront of frozen food innovation. We aim to provide our customers with the best quality, most nutritious food and to support them with innovative product, system and service developments.
carehome.co.uk & homecare.co.uk
carehome.co.uk and homecare.co.uk are the leading UK care websites, with over 1 million unique visitors per month. The websites feature Care homes, Extra Care Housing, Adult Day Care Centres, Mental Health Hospitals, Hospices, Home Care Agencies, Suppliers to the Care Industry, Jobs, Care Homes & Agencies For Sale, Reviews and News. The websites content is also available on our free iPhone, iPad, & Android Apps.
Based in Lichfield, Staffordshire and covering the Midlands and Wales, Care Necessities supply a range of disability aids, moving and handling equipment and mobility products designed to help people live independently.
The Care Necessities team have over 30 years experience and knowledge of the health and social care industry combined with extensive knowledge of disability aids it provides us with insight into providing you with solutions for individual’s needs.
We have researched the extensive range of products in the marketplace and have selected only the best in quality and the most appropriate, whilst maintaining competitive prices.
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Care Shop are a leading distributor into the Care Home market, part of Bunzl PLC. Established over 20 years ago as the largest specialist provider of consumable and equipment products to the Care Home market our philosophy is to provide the best balance of product range, cost and service to our wide customer base.
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CCP was established in 1999 with the aim of providing a personalised service to the contract market coupled with excellent customer care. This service is founded on knowledge and experience within the industry and driven by a passion to supply quality products at competitive prices. We are proud to offer a “planning to placement” service demonstrating our commitment to customer care.
CCP has continued to develop and expand over the years but has never lost sight of it’s original philosophy and reacts to current market trends by sourcing products from both British and International manufacturers. Our portfolio of products is vast, recognising our clients’ needs for variation in design whether it be classic or contemporary. Budget to bespoke ranges are offered catering for customer requirements.
Today’s care homes face many challenges, with tighter legislation, employment and employee issues that result in lost time, money and trust. From help with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 and the CQC standards to personalisation of care, Croner can support you running a 24/7 business and dealing with new and complex legislation that is necessary to safeguard your business. Croner provides you with the HR support you need every step of the way, helping you to avoid legal issues, tribunals and claims, whilst supporting the management and welfare of employees. Our solutions help you deal effectively and efficiently with all HR requirements before they become time consuming and costly to your business.
danfloor Uk, manufactures of impervious backed carpets, will be attending all 6 Care Roadshows with their Healthcare Collection. The award winning range of carpets includes the Equinox collection, featuring the stunning new Equinox Stripe. danfloor's healthcare range incorporates Maedical an antimicrobial yarn treatment which offers a 4 log reduction of 99.99% in the presence of harmful micro-organisms, including the bacteria that causes MRSA. Come and visit danfloor's stand to view the collection and find out what makes our products innovative and ideal for the Care Sector.
Deafway is a registered charity based in Preston, Lancashire providing services for D/deaf people throughout the UK and internationally.
Deafway provides a high quality residential service for Deaf and hard of hearing people who have additional needs which fall under the general umbrella of Mental Health. We provide 24 hour, individually tailored support packages in our small residential units which provide a total of 30 single occupancy bedrooms. Each unit is individually styled and furnished to provide a homely atmosphere.
As well as our mainstream residential care unit, we also provide a Residential Intensive Care Service which caters for profoundly Deaf people, who present with more challenging behaviours and who need higher levels of support, supervision and structure.
For more information on any of our Residential Services, please contact Stuart Richardson On 01772 796461 or by email: email@example.com
Elior Healthcare - Catering expertise to help you provide the best possible care. Our experienced Healthcare team understands the complex needs of caring for vulnerable people – be it in an extra care, residential or nursing setting. We produce fabulous, fresh food in your kitchens to make mealtimes the highlight of the resident day. Our restaurant style menus create an excellent shop window to promote quality throughout your home.
Expense Reduction Analysts
Expense Reduction Analysts is a network of specialist procurement advisors. Our teams enable organisations to save money and boost business performance through effective procurement, improved supplier management and smarter spending habits.
Our sector specialists build long-term relationships with our clients, going beyond short-term gains to deliver objective analysis, informed market expertise and continued financial benefits.
Our approach has already delivered significant savings for our clients in the Care Sector.
Jonathan Kay Opticians
Jonathan Kay have dedicated staff to care for older or disabled clients who need to eye care either at home, in a care home or community environment. Clients will always be dealt with on a one to one basis by specialists who are experienced in working in this specific field.
Lantern Fire & Security
Lantern Fire & Security are specialists at providing a complete safety service to the care home industry. We can provide a complete solution for all your homes needs from fire alarms, nursecall systems, fire extinguishers, emergency lights to fire risk assessments and more. Visit our stand for professional, friendly advice.
Liver Laundry Commercial
Established for over 40 years Liver Laundry Equipment, based in Prescot Road, Liverpool, supply and maintain commercial laundry equipment throughout the North West of England and North Wales. Liver supply equipment on a purchase, rental and lease basis and also provide maintenance contracts on existing laundry equipment.
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Lloydspharmacy Managed Care
Lloydspharmacy Managed Care provides safe, secure and efficient systems for administering medicines and supports you in maintaining best practice standards. Working in close partnership with you and your team, we’ll establish the needs of your care home and support you and your staff meet current guidelines for handling medicines.
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At Pharmalogic we understand our customers’ expect excellent service and our specialist team are here to deliver exactly what they need, when you need it, and in today’s marketplace where every penny needs to be maximised we know we can add value. MDS Healthcare are providers of total patient medication administration systems that delivers both solid oral tablets and liquid medication, reduces patient administration by 60% saving time and money whilst providing safety and total accountability as a pre requisite. Our reputation and experience over the past 3 years has allowed us to create a platform for bringing the latest technology and total medication management services together as a complete package for our carehomes, staff and patients. We’d love to prove the advantages of our service and solutions to your carehome.
Miele Professional provides the highest quality commercial laundry and dishwashing products. No detail in our products is overlooked. From engineering and programme design, to build quality and innovation, our machines are all tried and tested by us, and in businesses just like yours all over the world. Our aim is simply to make sure our range includes machines for every need that deliver exceptional results, every day. At Miele everything we do is guided by our philosophy ‘Immer Besser’ meaning ‘Forever Better’; it was conceived more than 100 years ago by our founders as a mark of Miele’s commitment to quality and innovation, and remains as true as ever today. It is our attention to the details that makes the Miele difference.
National Care Association
National Care Association was formed in 1981. Its primary aim is to lobby the Government to benefit both its members and the people in their care. The other aims are representing members and their service users nationally, to promote high standards of care, and to support local associations and members.
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PULSE Nursing and Care
PULSE recruits health care professionals for the UK, Middle East, Australia and New Zealand and manages incoming recruitment to the UK from around the world. As a leading International Recruitment business, PULSE has an excellent reputation for it’s professional, efficient and friendly service. We have been recruiting for over 20 years so you can rest assured that by selecting PULSE you have chosen the best! We offer extensive and varied work opportunities on a temporary agency, longer-term contract or permanent basis. In the UK, PULSE is an approved supplier to the National Health Service (NHS) and holds contracts with NHS trusts, private hospitals, social service departments and local authorities nationwide.
Our Awards – As part of the ICS group of companies we received the prestigious accolade from the Health Investors as Staffing Agency of the Year in 2012!
With more than 25 years experience in acute and none acute healthcare, Reval offers a new and unrivalled range of Bathing, Moving & Handling solutions.
Reval makes easy work of facilities and project planning. Our friendly professional service, make us the unbeatable partners in patient care and solution planning.
Royal College of Nursing
The Royal College of Nursing is the largest professional trade union for nursing in the UK. We represent over 410,000 members wherever they work. We represent nurses, midwives, assistant practitioners, care assistants, and student nurses.
We provide education, training, professional leadership and employment relations advice and support to our members and health and social care employers. We also have relationships with professional and care quality regulators, and active political influence both in the UK, Europe and internationally.
Our aim is to support and assist organisations and our members in providing high quality care to patients and clients. As a result we have various professional development programmes and ways of working with employers which can assist you in your business. For more information visit www.rcn.org.uk/support/independent_sector.
SCA Hygiene Products UK Ltd
SCA is the leading supplier of paper hygiene products in Europe. Our Tork and Lotus Professional® branded solutions can be found in most NHS Trusts in England & Wales, whilst our Tork Advanced 2ply zigzag hand towel is the most popular hand towel in the NHS in England. We offer hygiene systems – dispensers and refills – that can deliver genuine cost savings whilst improving hygiene standards. We have an excellent understanding of hand hygiene compliance in healthcare environments and offer compete hand washing and drying solutions tailored to all areas from public washrooms to hygiene critical. SCA is a global leader in sustainability with several independent accreditations for its achievements.
Scott Janitorial Supplies Ltd
Since 1986, Scott Janitorial Supplies Ltd have been providing the education, cleaning, healthcare and leisure sectors with an extensive range of cleaning and hygiene products and equipment. Operating from our purpose built warehouse, offices and training centre in West Yorkshire, Scott Janitorial has developed into one of the largest independent janitorial suppliers in the North of England.
Visit our stand for:
• Environmental Concentrate Chemicals
• Industrial Carpet Cleaners / Vacuums
• Washroom & Housekeeping Solutions
• Training COSHH Health & Safety Modules
At Stanbridge we have over five decades of experience manufacturing and supplying a whole host of decontamination equipment to hospitals and care and nursing homes. Equipment that ranges from surgeons scrub up troughs to washer disinfectors. Visit our stand to find out more!
Vegetarian for Life
Vegetarian for Life, a registered charity, was set up in 2007 to help older vegetarians and vegans throughout the UK. VfL aims to raise catering and food standards, encourage healthy living, promote independent living and foster understanding of the vegetarian and vegan diet and those that adopt it. In order to do this we provide an information service – both website and print, free nutrition and catering advice via a number of published guides, the VfL-UK List of vegetarian friendly establishments and services, subsidized caterer training, grants for independent living and other support for both professionals and individuals as needed including a new DVD available now.