Homes not Hospitals: Transforming Care for People with Learning Disabilities & Autism

Confirmed to Speak:

  • Stephen Taylor, Director - Adult Social Care, Royal Borough of Kingston
  • Dr. Nichola Stefanou, Head of Clinical Practice, Home Group
  • Gary Bourlet, Co-Founder, Learning Disability England
  • Jane Harris, Director of External Affairs and Social Change, National Autistic Society
  • Fionn Morven, Service Manager - Learning Disabilities, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust
  • Sue Johnson, Independent Consultant & Leadership Coach


The Transforming Care programme has been developed to move those with Learning Disabilities, Autism or both away from hospital inpatient care and back into the community. Although progress has been made in this area, much more needs to be done: support for those with learning disabilities in the community varies significantly and delivering personalised care is becoming increasingly important.

Attend this Westminster event to explore what the national agenda means for you, gain a comprehensive update on implementation and examine how you can transform local care for people with learning disabilities and autism.

Key Issues to be Addressed:

  • Comprehensive update on the Transforming Care agenda, its implementation so far and next steps
  • Lessons from the 48 Transforming Care Partnerships
  • Understanding and making use of funding available in your area
  • Providing innovative services and a range of care options that meet individual needs
  • Engaging experts by experience in shaping and planning better services
  • Reducing inappropriate hospitalisation and managing the move away from inpatient care
  • Bringing health and housing together: shaping the housing offer
  • Learning from good practice underway across the country
  • Improving integration between LAs, the NHS and the third sector
  • Effectively commissioning, contracting and decommissioning inpatient provisions

The Event:

The morning session has three focuses: current policy, personalised care and delivering care in the community. This session will provide an update on the Transforming Care agenda, and will focus on how you can learn from the progress made and the ways in which you and your colleagues can provide personalised care in the community.

The afternoon session will explore current best practice when it comes to expanding community care in place of inpatient settings and how best to achieve this through integration and effective commissioning. You will gain practical guidance on service improvement and innovative working.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary

Who should Attend?

Delegates will be drawn from, but not limited to: Local authorities; social care providers; inpatient care providers; CCGs; housing providers; commissioning & strategy managers; clinical managers; support workers; lead nurses; local disability partnership boards; carers; health & wellbeing boards and anyone responsible or interested in transforming care for people with learning disabilities and autism.

For registration enquiries please contact: |
0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Tuesday 26th June 2018

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Charities/Not-for-Profit | 1 Place: £195 | 2+ Places: £145 each

Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each

Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each

Above prices exclude VAT

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