cloudBuy shares a speaking platform with leading politicians at the three main Party Conferences to discuss how the Care Act can help transform care in the UK
cloudBuy, the cloud eCommerce marketplace, has attended all three major party conferences in a series of events supporting the Care Act. cloudBuy delivered its vision of how self-funded social care users and their families can be empowered to make better, informed choices about the care and health services they need.
Jonathan Holden, COO at cloudBuy, took part in a presentation on the implementation of the Care Act at the Labour Conference with a number of speakers, including Andrew Gwynne MP, Shadow Health Minister. He also spoke to delegates at the Conservative Party Conference with Dr Daniel Poulter, Conservative MP for Central Suffolk and North Ipswich, and Lyn Duncan, CEO at cloudBuy. At the Liberal Democrats’ conference, Jonathan spoke to party members alongside the Rt Hon Norman Lamb MP, Minister for Care & Support at the Department of Health.
A key theme running through the events was how the Care Act can be a catalyst for better social care across the UK. At the Conservative event, alongside a councillor from Hertfordshire County Council, CloudBuy discussed its pioneering partnership with Hertfordshire County Council that enables thousands of residents to use cloudBuy’s marketplace to access information about trusted, high quality suppliers. cloudBuy explained to delegates how it provides a safe and efficient marketplace dedicated to care services for self-funders, where they can access a care plan and hold their personal budgets. The service permits people and their carers to search by areas, requesting services ranging from food delivery to laundry services, depending on one’s requirements.
Ronald Duncan, Chairman of cloudBuy commented: “We are delighted to have been involved in all three party conferences and been able to discuss the Care Act with senior spokespeople from each party. Care is the largest area of council spend and the Care Act has the potential to transform and enhance the provision and delivery of social care and health services in the UK – allowing 90% of the people who have to pay for their own care to access better information about services and control what they can spend.”
For more information on cloudBuy’s health and social care solutions, please visit www.cloudbuy.com