· Free seminar programme announced to address the key concerns of today’s care providers
· New Start-up Academy zone to highlight innovations
Taking place 3-4 November 2015, Care & Dementia Show – formerly known as Care Show, Birmingham – will provide two simultaneous, free of charge conference programmes featuring pioneering speakers to address the key issues facing those involved in caring for those with dementia today.
The Keynote Theatre at Care & Dementia Show will feature leading speakers from the CQC, National Care Association and Alzheimer’s Society to educate and inspire attendees on topics including: Calculating the market price for care, Integrated care and new care models and Solutions to deal with the staff shortage in the care sector.
The event’s Dementia Care Seminar Theatre will feature presentations from the University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) covering thought-provoking topics around the challenges of dementia. Speakers include DSDC Director, Professor June Andrews and Head of Learning and Development, Shirley Law with topics including Dementia – the One Stop Guide and Innovations in staff education – The Best Practice Project for care homes.
The finalists of this year’s new feature the ‘Start-up Academy’ will showcase their innovative products and services in Care & Dementia Show’s new Start-up Pavilion, The product innovators themselves will also feature within the Dementia Care Seminar Theatre presentations from the Start Up Academy finalists on their product innovations. Among the finalists are Happy Days Dementia Workshop, eMARx Solutions Ltd, ReminiScent Ltd and Kinesis Health Technologies.
Chris Edwards, Event Director for UBM’s Care & Dementia Show comments:
“We are delighted to be able to introduce further innovative dementia care solutions and inspiration to Care & Dementia Show in 2015. We are delighted to be working with the DSDC in facilitating the content within our Dementia Care Seminar Theatre and look forward to welcoming many visitors to what is looking to be a very interesting and thought-provoking event.”
Care & Dementia Show 2015 will be the largest event of its kind. Over 250 exhibitors covering sectors including technology, health and safety, uniforms and utilities through to bathing, furniture and professional services will take part. They will offer both practical support and advice to visitors from the care industry, housing providers and associations, specialists in technology, planning and design, local authorities, GPs, CCGs and NHS professionals including occupational therapists and nurses and many more.
Care & Dementia Show 2015 will co-locate with a dedicated International Dementia Conference, also coordinated by the DSDC.
For full details on who is exhibiting, products at the show and all visitor attractions, plus to register to attend the Care & Dementia Show or the International Dementia Conference, please visit www.careshow.co.uk