Forthcoming events - September - November

Information on forthcoming events over the next couple of months.

Open events

Support and Aspiration - where do personal budgets fit in - 8 and 9 November - Milton Keynes

This national two-day event will explore how personal budgets for children fit in with the Department for Education's 'Support and Aspiration' work.

Sharing the Knowledge in Derby - January to May 2012

A free 'Partners in Policymaking' course for Derby residents that aims to help local people make the most of the changes in health and social care particularly in relation to personal budgets.

The King's Fund - Beyond Dilnot: A new Future for Social Care? - 20 September - London

In Control's Martin Routledge will facilitating this event which brings together a platform of key policy designers and decision-makers to deliberate the future of social care provision at this important juncture.

Ryder-Cheshire Volunteers - The Personalisation Agenda - 21 September - London

Martin Routledge will chair this event which will provide delegates with the lessons learned so far in personalisation.  Hear from providers and practitioners that have successfully navigated the maze and are happy to share their experiences, good or bad.

Ranstad Care- Personalisation: Sharing best practice workshop in conjunction with In Control - 28 September - London

An interactive and practical workshop for social care providers to help them understand personalisation; share real-life case studies; provide answers to the main obstacles encountered and implement best practice solutions.

Helen Sanderson Associates - The Gathering for the learning Community for person-centred practices - 10 October - Manchester

An opportunity for people who use person-centred thinking tools in their working environments to hear about the latest approaches, updates and best practice.

Helen Sanderson Associates - National Support Planning and Reviews event: Health, Work and Providers - 11 October - Manchester

An opportunity for people to share learning and best practice in support planning and outcomes-focused reviews.  Rita Brewis from In Control will be running a health workshop at this event.

ECCA Conference and Exhibition 2011 - 16 November - London

This year's ECCA Conference will examine in detail the issue of fees and quality as cutbacks in funding are already providing an enormous challenge for the whole care sector.

Invitation only events

North West Transition Alliance - Department of Health Policy leadership - 22 September

A session that will bring together social care directors and senior commissioners to discuss how to move forward with personalisation.

North West Transition Alliance - Developing the marketplace in the North West - 13 October

Provider leaders will explore how best to develop the marketplace for personalisation in the North West.

Delivering Think Local, Act Personal in Tough Times - East Midlands - 27 September

Focusing on practical approaches to market development and community contribution for local authorities and providers in the East Midlands region.

Delivering Think Local, Act Personal in Tough Times - North East - 2 and 16 November

These two sessions will look at how to make self-directed support efficient - and keep it real.





Last Updated : 14 September 2011. Page Author: Laura Bimpson.