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State of Caring Conference 2020

Building a Better Future for Carers

Thursday 16 July 2020 9.30am - 4.30pm
Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London, WC1


About the conference

Building on our success of the 2019 conference, this year Carers UK will bring together key speakers and sector leaders who will outline what the near future holds for carers. Through a mixed format of keynote sessions and facilitated workshops, delegates should leave with an enhanced knowledge of best practice and forthcoming policy across the broad landscape of supporting carers.

Workshops will be delivered on key themes such as key elements of the NHS Long Term Plan, employment, learning and innovation. There’ll also be information on strong evidence of passports in the workplace, new models of supporting carers among other key topics.

Chaired by David Brindle, Public Services Editor of The Guardian, the conference will have interactive elements and critical networking opportunities.

Whether you are a commissioner, practitioner or service provider, this conference is for you.

Affiliate members of Carers UK will have a further networking opportunity at the Affiliates early evening reception (4.45-6.30pm). If you wish to sign up your organisation as an Affiliate member, please find out more information here.

For more details please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Programme

With a new Government and practice on the ground constantly evolving, the landscape for carers continues to change. We’ll be reviewing one full year of the NHS Plan implementation and the biggest ever mention of carers, the growing interest in carers and employment and with the two year Carers Action Plan delivered, we’ll be looking forward to what might be next for carers and what the future holds.

This conference is an opportunity to catch up with the ever-changing landscape for carers. The past year has seen a growing number of initiatives delivered for carers, moving forward on practice and learning, where we are seeing new developments shape the future of carers’ commissioning and support across health and social care. It is an ideal time to look at the new opportunities to engage, learn from practice and share outcomes.

We’ll be looking at some of the latest research and evidence across all of the sessions to help demonstrate the value and need for supporting carers in different ways – using practical examples of local and national activity where things have worked well. We’ll be reflecting the trends and practice across the sector to look at shared learning, new developments and opportunities in what continues to be a tight economic environment.


Prices

Fees include attendance at all sessions, lunch, refreshments and entrance to the post-conference reception for Carers UK Affiliate members.

Early bird (booking recieved on or before Sunday 24 May 2020)

  Voluntary Commercial / statutory
Affiliate member £190 plus VAT £230 plus VAT
Non-affiliate member £230 plus VAT £280 plus VAT

  

Standard (booking recieved after Sunday 24 May 2020)

  Voluntary Commercial / statutory
Affiliate member £240 plus VAT £330 plus VAT
Non-affiliate member £290 plus VAT £410 plus VAT

 

Carers UK Affiliate members get an exclusive discount. To find out more about joining Carers UK as an Affiliate member click here.

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Bursary places for carers

Carers UK is offering a limited number of bursary places to carers who would not otherwise be able to attend. If you are a carer and you would like to apply for a bursary place please download the form and submit it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications for bursaries will only be considered before Sunday 26 April 2020. 


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing or by email and must be received no later than 5 June 2020 (refund requests within the required period of notice will be subject to a £75 administration fee).

After this date the full fee remains payable, but you can send an alternative delegate provided you confirm this in writing or by email before the day of the conference. Please get in touch at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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