Dorset Care Conference 2019 Presentations

Main Stage Presentations

Keynote – Collaborating to deliver outcomes

A look at how local authorities can work with care providers
to deliver the triple aim of good outcomes, good value and
efficient services.

Tim Golby, Deputy Chief Officer for Adult Commissioning and
Health – Association of Directors of Adult Social Services

The local market: an overview

A close look at the local scene in social care. What does
the market look like and how can it improve? What are the
issues and pitfalls being faced and encountered in Dorset?
Where are the opportunities for growth and what needs to
be done to achieve this?

Greg Palfrey, Advisory Partner and Stuart Goodman, Senior
Manager, Corporate Finance – Smith and Williamson

Adapting to the needs of your clients

How can providers work with the changing needs of the frail
elderly? Are you equipped and are your staff trained to deal
with dementia and mental health issues? Where can you find
support and advice? Who should you be connecting with to
ensure you’re meeting the needs of your clients?

Jill Manthorpe, Professor of Social Work, Director of the Social
Care Workforce Research Unit – King’s College London

Preparing for CQC inspections and the outstanding

A brief walkthrough of best practices to consider for those
preparing for CQC inspection.

Laura Guntrip, Partner – Lester Aldridge


Investigations and Inquests: When things go wrong

A Q&A session focusing on three real case studies around
investigations into health and safety and fire regulations as
well as inquests. What can be learnt and how can providers
ensure they aren’t at risk? What should providers do if they
are faced with investigations into these areas of business?

James Farrell, Solicitor – Slater and Gordon

Consumer law guidance and what it means for you

How will the new guidance from the Competition and
Markets Authority affect you? What does it mean for
your contract obligations and how can you manage
continuing healthcare funding and top-ups alongside the

Errol Archer, Consultant Solicitor-Advocate –
Scott Moncrieff & Associates

Alternative methods for recruitment and retention

An in-depth look at the latest developments in recruitment,
exploring how challenges can be overcome, why you’re
using agencies and how you can increase your retention
rates. This workshop will also discuss the potential
evolution of recruitment practices over the next decade and
how you can improve your return on investment.

Mav Kopczewski, Founder – Urtle

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