Training Theatre 2

Tuesday 26th March

Wednesday 27th March


11.00 - 11.30

Andrew Pattison

Information governance and compliance and challenges for healthcare.

A Practical approach to the ever-changing Information compliance landscape for healthcare and homecare providers, covering DSP, GDPR, Cyber Essentials and NIS Regulations. The session describes how ISO standards can help you comply with these requirements.


11.45 - 12.15

Jim Ward

Digital Transformation of Integrated Health and Care. Lessons from Finland.

Care is changing. People want to stay at home and receiving long-term care in hospital should be the last resort Local authorities and NHS Boards developed Intermediate Care services like reablement, hospital at home and more intensive home care services. These services support people with a high level of needs at home or in a homely setting. The seminar will outline the lessons that can be learned from Fastroi’s experience in Finland.


12.30 - 13.00

Matt Luckham

Transform Care with Digital Technology

Digital technology has the power to transform the quality of care and improve service user outcomes. As a service provider, it can give us more control and greater transparency. The seminar will look at how being paper-free at the point of care can lead to a more efficient and responsive service and ultimately improve the experience for the service user.


13.15 - 13.45

Andrew Baker

Reducing distress to reduce stress - How training can improve care

Staff retention is an ongoing issue in care. Reasons cited include stress, managing behavioural challenges and violence. Able training has been passionately teaching, Managing Behaviour that Challenges and Physical Intervention within the care sector for over 12 years. This seminar will discuss how training can improve staff retention by creating positive care strategies, altering staff perception of behaviour as well as skills for personal confidence and safety.


14.00 - 14.30

Steven Embleton

Top 10 things organisations fail to consider when purchasing an LMS and why they should

Chief Cloud Steven Embleton will be giving an informative talk detailing his top ten tips when buying a Learning Management System. Steven will be drawing on his 20 years of experience in the field of Learning and Development and over 10 years within the Health and Social Care sector. Steven has pinpointed the 10 points you need to know when making this crucial purchase decision for your organisation.


14.45 - 15.15

Matt Oakley

Managing Choking Risk

With more than 100 deaths every year in the Adult Care sector, choking remains both one of the biggest causes of unexpected death and the most frightening scenarios faced by care staff. Supporting the elderly and those with impairments such as Dementia, present their own challenges when it comes to both preventing and dealing with choking. Learn more about what causes choking, how to prevent it and what to do when it happens.


15.30 - 16.00

Michael Dean

Putting the Care into Water Hygiene

This seminar will give an overview of the importance of providing excellent water hygiene in Care Homes. We will discuss what this looks like in a practical context and highlight the processes involved in risk assessments, written schemes, ongoing control measures, sampling, training and record keeping.