Seminars and workshops covering current issues within the care sector will be running throughout Care Roadshow Liverpool and are free for visitors to attend.
CPD certificates are available for seminar attendees upon completion of a Certificate Request Form which will be available at the show.
10.30am – 11.00am: Recruitment and Retention: Best Practice, Trends and Innovation
Neil Eastwood, Founder & CEO of Care Friends and Author of #1 bestseller Saving Social Care
Join Neil to discover the latest research on which methods work best to recruit high performing care staff, the big trends affecting the social care recruitment market and the latest innovations to help you source more quality applicants. He will also share the retention secrets from the top-performing employers around the world. Come along to transform the way you find and keep care staff!
11.30am – 12.00pm: What’s the point of marketing?
Simon Bunegar, Director of Sales and Marketing, Quality Compliance Systems Ltd
Marketing can be a great way of wasting lots of money… when you lose sight of its objectives. If done right however it can the most powerful force multiplier for your salesforce.
The social and ethical dimensions that make the care sector so unique can also make effective marketing particularly hard to do. This session will look at how to choose the right marketing activities, channels and partners to deliver results. We will look at what types of marketing that may be right for your business, whether domiciliary care or residential, how much it can cost and what results to expect.
12.45pm – 1.15pm: Design for Dementia
Lauren Di Pietro, Architect at DWA Architects
There is a plethora of research about dementia architecture, especially dementia friendly guidelines that are currently implemented in residential and healthcare environments, and although dementia affects everyone differently and individually, there are certain environmental adaptations that can improve the quality of life for people living with dementia. The seminar will highlight some of these techniques and talk about the benefit to those living with dementia.
2.00pm – 2.30pm: Using technology for infection prevention through COVID-19.
Charles Armitage, Co-Founder & CEO, Florence
Charles Armitage is the CEO of Florence, a technology company that builds solutions to power the social care workforce. The COVID-19 pandemic presented unique challenges to care providers across the country and today, care managers are snowed under with administrative requirements to keep their residents and staff safe. During the pandemic, Florence deployed a host of new features to increase safety for homes, workers and residents. This session will look at some of the key infection prevention and control challenges faced by care providers and examine some of the ways in which technology can help improve resident and staff safety.
10.00am – 10.20am & 1.30pm – 1.50pm: Move It or Lose It
Louise Rooney, Move it or Lose it
In this interactive workshop Move it or Lose it will demonstrate a programme of exercises created with the Centre for Healthy Ageing Research at the University of Birmingham. The exercises are aimed at the over 60s and will help everyone to stay more active for longer as it works on improving aerobic health whilst helping to build strength, improve balance (reducing the risk of falls) and coordination. A chair and standing class that is beneficial to health and well-being with lots of fun and games to keep the brain active whilst keeping fit to familiar music using resistance bands, bender balls and batons.
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