The National Healthcare Show is just over 6 months away as we welcome attendees from the health and social care sector to Cardiff City Hall, June 18. With a selection of seminars covering a range of topics such as Palliative Care, Dementia, Disability Inclusion, Mental Health and many others
Here are 5 of seminars which are proving to be very popular with delegates, book your tickets quick to make sure that you don’t miss out any of these seminars!
Ellen Watts – Dealing with Difficult People and Situations
Difficult, negative, and drama filled people, conversations and situations can seriously damage your health!
This session will provide you with dozens of practical steps you can take to protect your mental and physical health before, during and after these ‘conversations’ , plus things you can do to deal with the people and situations more effectively too.
Learn tips on how to plan for a difficult encounter like delivering bad news or telling someone something they don’t want to hear. You’ll learn emergency techniques for dealing with surprise attacks, like complaints, angry or upset people, plus chronic challenges like mood-hoovers, negativity and demanding people.
And most importantly of all, you’ll learn some simple, immediately usable strategies for shrugging off the negative yourself, not taking things personally, and influencing others behaviour. This important hour could add years to your life as well as improving your relationships and building your confidence
Tarryn Gorre – Stopping people from falling through the cracks. Keeping elderly people at home for longer
Tarryn Gorre is the CEO and Co-Founder of Kafoodle, an award-winning food technology company providing innovative software solutions for the health and social care sector.
As we begin trying to keep the ageing population at home for longer we increase the risk of vulnerable people falling through the cracks. What part does technology play in ensuring a safe at-home environment for our elderly loved-ones, can it provide them with the access they need to basic necessities? This seminar will look at the well-being and financial benefits of keeping the elderly within their home as well as unpicking the different types of technology which can support this effectively.
Dr Mark Taubert – Blackstar – Palliative Care in the future
In this talk, Dr Mark Taubert will outline the increasing importance of good palliative and end of life care, and what these areas may look like in future. He will outline the likely needs of patients and their loved-ones and the need for widespread conversations about our dying moments, and the weeks and months before that.
He will share stories about patients who have been at the vanguard of advance care planning decision making, for instance using Twitter to make their prior wishes clear.
Mike John – Motivating Care Staff & Real Person Centred Care
This seminar will provide a deeper, clinical understanding of Dementia, and many Mental Health conditions. Within the field of supportive care, it is vital that front-line staff have the competence & confidence to proactively provide the right support for individuals at all levels.
Motivating and making staff feel valued is vital, staff will work more proactively as a team if they feel valued and respected. Mike John will provide this with solid experience, and clinical evidence which will inspire and motivate staff to make a difference within any care environment.
Simon Warner Bore – Music & Memory: an highly impactful non-pharmacological tool to support people living with dementia and their carers
Rooted extensive neuroscience research Music & Memory’s programme is now used in over 5,000 care organisations. We will review the extensive research and evaluation that shows.
- Participants are happier and more social.
- Relationships among staff, participants and family deepen.
- Everyone benefits from a calmer, more supportive social environment.
- Staff regain valuable time previously lost to behaviour management issues.
- There is growing evidence that a personalised music program gives professionals one more tool in their effort to reduce reliance on anti-psychotic medications.
This session will introduce the process Simon calls, being a ‘music detective’ and how you/your team can start creating highly personalised playlists. Explore how you can use personalised music to support and extend care – discovering the unique ways to get the most benefits for each individual. Discussing how personalised music can support DCTs and reduce costs, and how to grow/scale and manage a programme throughout a care home group or local authority.