Public Health England, Campaign to End Loneliness & CQC examine new care strategy

On Tuesday 23rd May 2017 Public Health England are bringing together a selection of health and social care professionals to examine the importance of tackling loneliness and social isolation as a means of improving public health.

Taking place in Central London this pivotal forum will evaluate how local health, care and voluntary organisations can work in collaboration to tackle loneliness and social isolation and engage with those most vulnerable in communities.

This pivotal strategy forum will feature policy updates from the Campaign to End Loneliness, Public Health England, CQC and the Local Government Association alongside interactive case studies focused on best practice from leading sector innovators.

PLACES ARE NOW LIMITED – REGISTER ONLINE: http://email.insidegovernment.co.uk/c/14xXPlj241fWcTeJPn2plYd7Yu or call 0203 770 6580


CONFIRMED KEYNOTES INCLUDE:

Laura Alcock-Ferguson, Director, Campaign to End Loneliness (CONFIRMED)

– Morning Keynote: Raising Public Awareness of Loneliness – Challenges and Solutions

Councillor Richard Kemp CBE, Vice Chair – Community Well-being Board, Local Government Association (LGA) and Councillor, Liverpool City Council (CONFIRMED)

– Special Keynote: Emphasising the Role of Local Authorities in Tackling Loneliness

Nuzhat Ali, Lead for Older Adults, Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England (CONFIRMED)

– Special Keynote: Recognising the Impact of Loneliness on Public Health

Sophie Andrews, Chief Executive Officer, Silver Line (CONFIRMED)

– Closing Keynote: The Voluntary Sector’s Role in Effectively Addressing Loneliness Among Older People

Elizabeth Kendrick, Hertfordshire GP and National Professional Adviser for Older People, Care Quality Commission (CQC) (CONFIRMED)

– Afternoon Keynote: Assessing and Improving Local Loneliness Services

Simon Dixon, Parliamentary and Policy Officer, ACEVO (CONFIRMED)

– Special Keynote: Highlighting the Growing Issue of Youth Loneliness


CONFIRMED BEST PRACTICE CASE STUDIES INCLUDE:

Claire Underwood, Partnership Trust Area Manager, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust and Rebecca Gill, Development Manager, Staffordshire Fire Service (CONFIRMED)

– Case Study: Delivering an Integrated Multi-Agency Approach to Preventing Loneliness

Kate Darch, Executive Director & Strategic Lead for Older People’s Services, Gloucestershire Rural Community Council (CONFIRMED)

– Case Study: Supporting Lonely and Isolated Older People Living in Rural Areas Through a Pioneering Scheme

Isabella Goldie, Director of Development, Mental Health Foundation (CONFIRMED)

– Providing Mental Health Services to Increase Independence and Offset Social Isolation

Ian Merrill, Chief Executive and David Russell, Head of Development and Policy, Spice (CONFIRMED)

–  Case Study: Increasing Participation in and Transforming Community Care to Tackle Loneliness

Michelle Dawson, Ageing Better Programme Manager, Ageing Better Middlesbrough (CONFIRMED)

– Case Study: Utilising Funding and Working in Partnership to Tackle Loneliness

LIMITED AVAILABILITY – REGISTER ONLINE HERE – http://email.insidegovernment.co.uk/c/14xXQ3bORLiKHx0VVSjJcWXSY3 or call 0203 770 6580

VIEW THE FULL AGENDA – http://email.insidegovernment.co.uk/c/14xXQL4BFvlzcaN82nB33VIDXC

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