DCNH 2020

6 - 7 July 2022
NEC, Birmingham

RUNNING ALONGSIDE:

 Home Care ExpoEuropean Neuro ConventionCPD Member

On-Demand: Skills & Training

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On-Demand: Skills & Training

Below is the list of sessions for Skills & Training. You'll be able to have access to all by completing the form below.

 

Equipped to care: The value of dementia training

With the prevalence of dementia in the UK set to increase to over 1 million people by 2025, dementia is one of the greatest challenges facing the UK today. In this Alzheimer’s Society session, we will explore why dementia training for the adult social care workforce is now more important than ever. Learn about the benefits that training can have for both your staff and the people living with dementia who they support.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Gabriele Morris, Senior Partnerships Account Executive & Olivia Gell, Training  Product Development Officer - Alzheimer’s Society

 

How to use training as a vital tool in staff retention

We tend to think of training as the tool which prepares someone for their role, or keeps them up to date with their compliance, rather than something that would make them more inclined to stay in their job.

But when we look at the reasons why people move on from their care organisation, or – worse still – why they leave care altogether, it’s apparent that the right training techniques can be a vital a vital component in your employee retention toolkit.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Dee Enright, Managing Director, UK - Relias

Traineeships - A proven solution to recruitment and retention.

Young people, aged 18-24, are the most likely to apply for a care job (64 per cent) and over half of people this age are open to switching jobs to start a career in adult social care. But why is it that only 19 per cent of the workforce are currently aged under 30? Qube Learning’s Traineeship programme is an ideal solution to introducing young people to the care sector, this government backed training programme allows Trainees to understand the many joys of working within the industry before moving into permanent employment. Let Qube guide you through how Traineeships are a proven solution to recruitment and retention within your business.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Paul Taylor, Head of Pre-Employment - Qube Learning

How to carry out a self-audit

In this session, our care employment law specialist will give an introduction on how to carry out a self-audit. We at Croner-i have supported thousands of care and domiciliary care agencies and organisations throughout the pandemic with hundreds of modern policies. Our aim of this session is for you to walk away with an understanding of what is expected of you to comply with the national care standards and regulation. By attending our session, you will also be sent a FREE Quality Assurance and Management Policy template for your own use. This session is part of Care-informs own Kloe webinar series. If you want more information on carrying out a self-audit, come and join us.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Amanda Chadwick, Care employment law expert - Croner-I Care inform

Why People Care? Looking at Tools for Success, Growth & Fulfilment

15 months has demonstrated that people working in the care sector are quite exceptional. Resilient, selfless and dedicated are just 3 words that spring to mind to describe them.

But, whilst it’s not easy, understanding the powerful motivators behind these three words can be absolutely critical to building long term operational, business and individual success. A 20 year journey of challenge and change to progress and passion, in 20 minutes.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Geoffrey Cox, MD - Southern Healthcare

The value of reinventing care work

Trudie will describe how BelleVie builds teams where 70% of the recruits have no prior experience of care or support work. Through their values-based recruitment, on boarding and probation they encourage people to bring their skills, interests and personality to their work, focussing on what really matters to people. Trudie will talk about how their human approach means that the people who give and receive care are valued and thrive together.

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SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Dr Trudie Fell, CEO and Co-founder - BelleVie