Oxfordshire Provider Conference 2019

This year’s annual Oxfordshire Provider Conference on 4 November 2019 is set to be another success with all spaces taken. As with last year, there will be a live broadcast of Key Note Speakers and Cross Cutting Themes, so that if you have not been able to book a place, you can hook into the Conference at your convenience.

Links will go LIVE at the relevant times

9.30am – 11.05: Key Note Speakers / Questions to the Panel

9.30: Welcome

  • Joint Chairs: Eddy McDowall, Chief Executive of Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers and Oxfordshire Social Care Partnership
  • Benedict Leigh, Deputy Director, Commissioning, Oxfordshire County Council

9.40: Setting the local context and follow up from last years conference

  • Louise Patten, Chief Executive Officer, Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Stephen Chandler, Director for Adult Services, Oxfordshire County Council
    • Our joint focus on partnership, innovation and achieving quality outcomes through collaboration between people who access services, families, providers and commissioners;
    • The changing national landscape and what that means for the private and independent market;
    • Emerging new initiatives and focus across health and social care;
    • Follow up from the agreed actions of 2018 Conference;
    • Your opportunity today to share our new relationship going forward.
  • Chloe Hawkins, CQC
    • CQC areas of focus nationally and more locally;
    • Improvement and common success factors;
    • CQC’s Focus on Technology to improve outcomes;
    • The Oxfordshire Context;
    • Our ambition for the next five years.
  • Patrick Mitchell, Director of Innovation and Transformation, Health Education England
    • Topol Review – Preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future;
    • An Overview of our work and its relevance to today’s healthcare challenges;
    • Likely workforce and skills impact over the next two decades;
    • Likely consequences for current and future National Health Service staff;
    • Next Steps.
  • Dr Jane Townson, Chief Executive, United Kingdom Home Care Association
    • UKHCA’s vision, mission and strategic priorities to enable a strong, sustainable, innovative and person-led home care market to flourish across the UK.
    • How high-quality lifestyle support and home care, particularly when integrated with appropriate housing and healthcare, can extend healthy lifespan and enhance quality of life for people; delay or prevent admission to hospital and residential care; and save money for the health and care system.
  • Daniella Gardner, Chief Marketing Officer, Adult Social Care National Recruitment Campaign, Department of Health and Social Care
    • The National Recruitment Campaign;
    • Regional focus and impact;
    • Our Toolkit and Photographic Exhibition;
    • Evaluation and Learning;
    • Next Steps.

11.45 – 13.00: Cross Cutting Themes Session 1

Session 1 – Recruitment and Retention Masterclass, Neil Eastwood, Founder of Care Friends & Author of #1 bestseller Saving Social Care

Chaired by Louise Patten, Chief Executive Officer, Oxfordshire Clinical commissioning Group

  • How sourcing care staff is changing and what to do about it;
  • Technology and trends in recruitment – what to look out for;
  • Improving on-boarding and reducing early staff loss.

12.30 to 13.00 Cross Cutting Themes Session 2

Session 2 – Being Really Outstanding – Community Presence, Connections, Personalisation in Practice. Martin Routledge, Convenor of Social Care Future

Joint Chairs:

Stephen Chandler Director for Adult Social Care, Oxfordshire County Council

Chris Ingram, Chief Executive, Style Acre and Director, OACP

    • What do people and families (and CQC) value?
    • Checking and growing your community links & personalisation;
    • Making the best of your resources to help people & families with what’s really important to them;
    • Practical approaches to help you to access and make the best of all the assets in your community and your service.

We are sorry that the afternoon provider hubs will not be live broadcast or recorded.