In Control's annual two-day leadership event for adult social
care departments will be held on 11 and 12 January 2012.
The event will address the issues that are of the greatest
concern to those working in adult social care and will focus on
positive action in tough times.
There will be opportunities for delegates experienced in
self-directed support and those who are new to it to consider its
underlying values, to learn about the latest sector developments
and to develop positive local action plans to overcome barriers and
The event is free for members of our Adult
Social Care programme* and for a limited number of Stay
Connected members. Due to popular demand we are also opening up
a few paid-for places for non-members.
During the course of the two days, delegates will have the
chance to see a performance from the internationally renowned
inclusive theatre company, Moveable
Workshops on day one will include:
- Family leadership
- Community Fund Holding
- Support planning
- Keeping to the values in tough times
- Micro-providers and enterprise
- Commissioners and providers
- Change and leadership
- Evaluation: The National Personal Budget Survey and POET
- All Together Better
On the second day we will concentrate on some of the wider
issues and on encouraging delegates to review and develop local
plans. The programme will include:
- Whole Life - children, families and personal health
- Individual service funds
- Developing a local action plan
Speaking at the event will be key members from In Control
including our chief executive Julie Stansfield plus Martin
Routledge, Caroline Tomlinson, John Waters, Lynne Elwell, Nic
Crosby, Clare Roberts and Rita Brewis. Influential leaders from the
sector will also be running workshops alongside In Control
including Sian Lockwood from Community Catalysts, Sam Bennett from
Think Local, Act Personal and Groundswell, Helen Sanderson from HSA
and Steve Scown from Dimensions.
Who should attend?
The event is for those with a leadership role in the process of
personalising adult social care, those within local authorities and
their key partners and provider organisations. We are
particularly keen to include citizen and family leaders and those
from user-led organisations.
The event will take place at Kent's Hill Park in Milton
Local authorities who are currently members of our Adult
Social Care programme are entitled to two free places as part
of their membership and one of these places may be allocated to a
personal budget user, family member, or colleague from a provider
or third sector organisation.
If local authorities would like to purchase additional places,
these are available for £150 per delegate.
We also currently have a very limited number of free places
available for members of our Stay Connected network. These places
will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis and we will
let applicants know if they are successful by Christmas.
For organisations not subscribed to our Adult Social Care or
Stay Connected programme a limited number of places are available
Places include overnight accommodation on 11 January.
All costs exclude VAT.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or on 01564 821 650 to book your place.