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Department of Health and Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is dedicated to helping people live well for longer. We lead, shape and fund health and care in England, making sure people have the support, care and treatment they need to stay well and care well for others. We do this with compassion and respect, recognising and protecting the dignity they deserve.

Listening, supporting, protecting

This year, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) colleagues are proud to showcase their work and priorities at the DHSC stand.

Join us to listen, discuss and debate:

• Carers – how the Government continues to support carers • Loneliness – we will update you on the first cross-government strategy to combat loneliness. • Care Minister, Caroline Dinenage will visit the stand and tour the exhibition on Thursday 15 November

Our Chief Social Workers for Adults Lyn Romeo will also be attending. Please do come and meet her between sessions at the DHSC stand, where she’ll be showcasing her recent activity. You can join her and representatives from the Adult Principal Social Worker Networks. Please see below a sample of some of the sessions* we are planning for the stand:

Wednesday 14 November: 11.30 - 12.00pm The Knowledge and Skills Statement for Adult Social Work Supervisors 3.15 - 3.45pm Named Social Worker findings Thursday 15 November: 10.00 - 10.30am The James Lind Alliance priorities for research 12.30 - 1.30pm How the Government continues to support carers 3.15 – 3.45pm The Government’s Loneliness Strategy and Strengths based Social Work Practice Framework There will be further opportunities to engage with senior colleagues and guest speakers at our stand throughout the conference. Keep an eye on https://socialcare.blog.gov.uk/ for regular updates before and during the conference.

Come and join us for a chat or a sit down between sessions – we look forward to seeing you!

*All timings subject to conference programme changes END

Contact Details

Madeline Jamison +44 020 7210 5886