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Delivering Personal Budgets Conference


Published by Fran_Langham for Capita Conferences in Health

Capita announces details its Delivering Personal Budgets Conference


Wednesday 27th February 2013 - Central London

With the Government’s national target of 70% of service users using personal budgets by April 2013 approaching, this event is perfectly timed to examine how to give people greater say and control in how they are looked after and the services they use.

The draft Care and Support Bill includes plans to make personal budgets a mandatory part of all care and support plans. Attend this conference to hear from key practitioners addressing, collaborative working and jointly commissioning services, achieving user engagement and increasing their independence and extending care in home and community settings.

Our Expert Speakers Include:

  • Keynote: Shaun Gallagher, Acting Director General of Social Care Local Government and Care Partnerships,Department of Health
  • Chair: Julie Stansfield, Chief Executive, In Control
  • Mick Ward, Head of Commissioning, Adult Social Care, Leeds City Council
  • Rachel King, Personal Health Budget Pilot Coordinator, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chris Hampson, Executive Director, Look Ahead Housing and Care
  • Dr Charles Alessi, General Practitioner and Chair National Association of Primary Care
    and Executive Member Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Amo Raju, Chief Executive, Disability Syndicate


Benefits of Attending:

  • You will hear an update from the Department of Health about the progression of legislative changes and how they are embedding personalisation in health and social care
  • Learn how the provider market can be stimulated and shaped to fill the gaps in service provision and increase customer choice
  • Understand how the housing sector is offering choice and control to customers with high support needs
  • Gain practical insight from a pilot delivering joint personal budgets for health and social care and what the outcomes so far have been
  • Take away best practice on streamlining processes and changing workforce attitudes to successfully implement personal budgets and drive personalisation
  • Examine new models for delivering services that encourage enterprise development
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Briefing Programme:

Contact: Fran Langham – /020 7960 7751


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