A National Care Service

How would it work?
Date: 
Venue: 
The King's Fund

In brief

This half-day conference explored how a National Care Service would work in practice.

In the government's Green Paper on reform of social care funding and delivery they announced plans to bring together NHS and local care provision into a new National Care Service.

David Behan, Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, Department of Health, provided the keynote speech.

Programme

Programme

Session one: setting the context

  • Keynote address: National assessment and fair funding
    David Behan, Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, Department of Health
  • Creating a National Care Service
    David Walden, Director of Adult Services and Regional Development, Social Care Institute for Excellence

Session two: What would a National Care Service mean in practice?

  • Plenary: The effect of a National Care Service on the Personalisation agenda
    Jeff Jerome, National Director of Social Care Transformation, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services
  • Case study: Joined-up working - Torbay integrated health and social care service
    Dr Sonja Stefanics, General Manager, Health and Social Care, Torbay Care Trust

Sesssion three: Panel discussion – The challenges to establishing a National Care Service

Panel members.

  • Stephen Burke, Chief Executive, Counsel and Care
  • Andrew Cozens CBE, Group Strategic Lead for Adult Social Care, Local Government Association
  • Chris Horlick, Managing Director of Care, Partnership Assurance
  • Richard Humphries, Senior Fellow – Social Care, The King's Fund

Speakers

Speakers

Speakers included:

  • David Behan
    Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships, Department of Health
  • Stephen Burke
    Chief Executive, Counsel and Care
  • Andrew Cozens CBE
    Group Strategic Lead for Adult Social Care, Local Government Association
  • Chris Horlick
    Managing Director of Care, Partnership Assurance
  • Richard Humphries
    Senior Fellow – Social Care, The King's Fund
  • Jeff Jerome
    National Director of Social Care Transformation, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services
  • Sonja Stefanics
    General Manager, Health and Social Care, Torbay Care Trust
  • David Walden
    Director of Adult Services and Regional Development, Social Care Institute for Excellence