TSA's International Technology Enabled Care Conference
goes virtual for 2021

22 - 25 March 2021
Group Bookings Discounts Now Live

There has never been a more important time for technology enabled care.

As a sector our rapid COVID-19 response and innovations in service delivery have accelerated not only our learnings but is repositioning TEC as an integral part of the wider health network and an instigator of Change.

This year ITEC conference is transformed, it will be a critical platform for you to speak with new audiences in health, housing and social care.

By utilising our dedicated networking space and time slots, you’ll have the opportunity to get the conversations going around joined-up care, interoperability and digital infrastructure, risk stratification, remote monitoring, technology partnerships, co-design…

We’ll also provide you with the key enablers and tools for your own personal ambitions for business transformation, system change, workforce development, leadership, commissioning, population health management, quality standards and others.

This year’s ITEC is also the showcase for the intense work programme and outputs that TSA has produced with the support of Department of Health and Social Care and NHSX, and our partnership with the Association of Directors of Adult Social Care (ADASS.)

Day One A Proactive and Preventative Future: Empowering Citizens with Technology Enabled Care sees the launch of the seminal Proactive and Preventative Care Model which will map out the foundations and key enablers needed to embed integrated technology and service solutions across the entire health, housing and social care network to improve outcomes for people, plus a TEC Awareness Tool for easier and appropriate commissioning of technology enabled care by practitioners.

The findings of the TSA/ADASS Commission will be launched on Day Two Integrating Technology into a Reformed Adult Social Care System. This Commission is unique. It has brought together for the first time, adult social care commissioners, social care providers, technology providers and other sector experts to find solutions to the barriers to true integration of technology and care, and will be the springboard to true system change.

The afternoon will also see the launch of the TSA Academy which provides training, consultancy and resources for workforce development. The Academy’s objective is to create the right environment for TEC to thrive; to develop skills and build expertise around how technology enabled care can support the delivery of integrated services to enable health and wellbeing and maintain independent living for service users, all under the TSA Quality Standards Framework.

The Future of Housing takes the spotlight on Day Three The Empowerment of Residents and Communities with Flexible Proactive and Preventative Services as we look at how to align the strategy for digital enablement of care with housing policy and the vision for the Home of 2030. How will we deliver digitally capable co-designed home environments that support modern approaches to independent living and reduce crisis? We will explore the recommendations of the SCIE Commission on the role of housing in the future of care and support plus updates from the Technology for Our Ageing Population: TAPPI Inquiry. 

On Day Four we turn our attention to Health. The Personalisation of Health and Care Through Proactive and Preventative Service Delivery we will be looking at the impact on community of proactive and preventative care enabled by technology around personalisation, choice and control. By focusing on a number of exemplars you will gain insight into how we can achieve a more cohesive health delivery through services remote monitoring and virtual wards.

Your attendance at ITEC this year is vital to not only your personal development but to the development of your business. We have intentionally structured the pricing of our Group Bookings to just £60 per ticket so you can actively involve your whole team. Conference is for everyone in your business, from strategic leaders to operational managers and frontline staff. The TEC message needs to run like a thread throughout your organisation from top-down if we are to reshape service delivery with technology enabled care at the heart of it. ❤️

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Martin Green OBE

Chief Executive, Care England. Martin Green has had an extensive career in NGO development, both in the UK and internationally, and is Chief Executive of Care England, the largest representative body for independent social care services in the UK. He is also Chair of the International Longevity Centre, a Trustee of Independent Age, Vice President of The Care Workers Charity, and a Champion of The National Aids Trust. In 2013 he was appointed Visiting Professor of Social Care to Buckinghamshire New University. In 2012, in his role as Department of Health Independent Sector Dementia Champion, he led the development of the Dementia Care and Support Compact for The Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia. In 2008 he was named care personality of the year and was awarded an OBE for Services to Social Care in the 2012 Queen’s Birthday Honours List. In 2019 he was presented with the Health Investor Outstanding Contribution award. Martin Green writes and broadcasts extensively on social care issues and is on the Editorial Board of Community Care Market News and Care Talk magazine.

Iain MacBeath

Strategic Director, Health and Wellbeing. Iain MacBeath is Strategic Director of Health and Wellbeing for Bradford Metropolitan District Council. He has responsibility for adult social care, public health and is a system partner in the Bradford Integrated Care Partnership. Prior to this Iain was Director of Adult Care Services for Hertfordshire County Council. Iain started work as a civil servant for the Benefits Agency (as was). He then worked for Social Services in his home town of Barnsley in both Children's and Adult's Services. After moving to Hertfordshire in 1999, he spent five years working for the Probation Service, returned to Social Services for the London Borough of Barnet and became Assistant Director of Adult Care Services for Hertfordshire in 2008. He became Director in 2013. Iain is a Trustee of the national Association of Directors of Adult Social Services as Honorary Treasurer and is Network Chair for Care Commissioning in the Yorkshire & Humber regional branch.

Ian James

Care and Health Improvement Adviser Digital. I have 35 years in public service and my particular passions are for citizen and community empowerment and working collectively across public services. I’ve spent the last 15 years developing joint leadership at various levels between local government and the NHS. I believe that the role of public services is to work with citizens and communities to improve people’s lives. I am the LGA’s Care and Health Improvement Adviser (CHIA) for Digital and Leadership Development; currently supporting NHSx as Deputy Chair of the Joining Up Care programme From October 2016 to October 2019 I was the LGA’s CHIA for the West Midlands Region. I was DASS and Director for Communities and Adult Social Care at Solihull Council from 2012 to 2016; before that Director of Joint Commissioning for Staffordshire County Council in partnership with 2 PCT’s from 2007 to 2012. I have a wide ranging local government career, initially qualifying as a Social Worker in 1985, then worked in Welfare Rights, initially in Nottinghamshire before spending 14 years with Clwyd and Wrexham Councils in North Wales in a variety of roles across Housing, Social Services and Youth Justice. I moved to the West Midlands in 2002 and spent 5 years as Head of Community Initiatives at Birmingham City Council leading the council’s Neighbourhood Advice, Community Development and Neighbourhood Renewal services. I was Chair of West Midlands Association of Directors of Adult Social Services from 2013 to 2016 and a member of the ADASS National Executive.

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