2nd Annual Carers Conference – Health of the Nation: Think Autism
Integrating Best Practice and Policy for Supporting Unpaid Carers.
Tuesday 11th June, 2019 Time: 09.30-16.30pm
Venue: Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, Coram Street, London, WC1N IHT
09.30 – 09.50 Registration
09.50 -10.00 Welcome: Valma James Health and Social Care Consultant
10..00 -10.20 Keynote Speaker: Caroline Dinenage MP.
Minister of State for Care : Health & Social Care. Ministerial Lead for Carers: Improving Health Outcomes for Carers. Caring for Children with Autism & Learning Disabilities.
10.20 -10.30 Ministers Private Meeting with Carers.
10.30- 10.55 Dr Seshni Moodliar : Consultant Psychiatrist in Learning Disability & Specialist in Autism. A New Perspective in Community Care & Treatment
10.55 -11:15 Adam Stott: International Speaker. A Father sharing his experience in caring for a child with Autism & Challenges in Accessing Services.
11-15- 11.30 Break & Networking
11.30- 11.55 Debbie Spain: Researcher – Evidence Based Research on Family Intervention
11.55- 12.15 Laurence Mitchell : Author – A Brain with Two Minds “My Struggles with Asperger’s Syndrome”.
12:15 – 12.25 Claudette Woolfson Carer Advocate: The Challenges in the capacity as a Carer’s Advocate
12-30 – 13.00 Lunch & Networking
13:00 – 13.20 Winston Ben Clements TED Speaker, Resilience and Diversity Trainer: Disabilities have no boundaries – Promoting Independence
13:20- 13-45 Dame Philippa Russell : Vice President of Carers UK. Caring for Carers
13.45 – 14 :10 Jack Smith : Advanced Practitioner: Quality Improvement, Springfield Oaklands College, St. Albans. Supporting Students with Different abilities of ASC & Parental Support : Examples of Good Practice
14:10 – 14.30 Mike Rich : CEO Barnet Carers Centre Supporting Carers and Partnership Working.
14:30 – 14.45 Break
14:45 – 15:15 Nicole Lee: Solicitor at SEN Legal Ltd National SEN & Disability Legal Practice: Navigating the SEN Maze- Entitlement, Provision & The Appeals Process
15.15 – 15-30 Anita Reeves : Founder of Parents & Carers of Special Children with Special Needs (POSH) Caring for Carers.
15.30 – 15.45 Valma James : Health and Social Care Consultant. Minimising & Managing Risk – Carers Assessment & Building a Brighter Future for Carers, of Children, Young Adults & Adults with Autism & Learning Disabilities.
15-45- 16:00 Panel: Q & A
16.00 -16:15 Networking and Close.
Thank you for attending your participation was most appreciated.
Gratitude to the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Social Workers, Carers UK , Barnet Carers Centre, Welwyn Garden City Chamber of Commerce and Oaklands College for their support in helping to make this a reality.
Bookings are closed for this event.