Making Change work - WLGA and ADSS Cymru Joint Conference 21st-22nd June 2011, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Professional and political leaders from across the public, private and independent sectors will meet in Cardiff next week to present their visions for the future delivery of social services in Wales post election.
In a climate driven by tight budgets and serious pressures on the profession to meet growing need, delegates through honest questioning and constructive debate will explore the range of difficult challenges facing the profession, from maintaining service levels and addressing capacity issues to enhancing the social care experience for users.
Speaking at her first major social services conference since re-election, Gwenda Thomas, AM, Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services will present the Welsh Government's priorities for addressing these challenges.
During the event a number of key note speakers will share their views for advancing the social services improvement agenda in Wales across a number of cross cutting themes.
Leading participators include:
The conference programme, designed to promote the collaborative approach to social services improvement in Wales, includes presentations, workshops and exhibitions highlighting local practice and innovative solutions.
Conference plenary debate includes:
Conference workshops include:
The conference programme is available at: http://www.adsscymru.org.uk//home.php?page_id=5102
ADSS Cymru and the WLGA would like to kindly thank their sponsors for supporting this event, (Event sponsors: Civica UK Ltd, Consensus, Pathway Care Ltd, Tracscare, Amberleigh Care, Age Cymru)
Free media passes although please contact the WLGA Communications team in advance to note your attendance and with any likely interview requests.
For further information, please contact:
Natasha Weeks, Media and PR Officer - 029 2046 8673 / 07747 535388 / email: Natasha.Weeks@wlga.gov.uk
Gabe Conlon, Practice Solutions Ltd, Tel: 01443742384 / 07866566046 / email: email@example.com