Information at a glance

  • Date: 21/03/2019 - 21/03/2019
  • Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Future Inn, Cardiff


Our annual Spring Seminar is an opportunity for members and those involved with the sector to meet and discuss current issues affecting social services across Wales.

The 2019 seminar took place at the Future Inn, Cardiff Bay.

Presentations from the seminar are now available via the links below


Presentation 1 (joint presentation): Introduction to the Social Care R&D Strategic Coordination Group / Social Care R&D Strategy / Funding streams and recent social care research in Wales /Secure Anonymised Information Linkage Databank (SAIL)

Presented by:

Dr Dan Venables, Welsh Government

Dr Lisa Trigg, Social Care Wales

Richenda Leonard and Steff Watts, Wales School for Social Care Research

Jon Smart, SAIL 

Presentation 2: An update on the imagining and roll out of the regional Research, Innovation & Improvement Hubs Network    

Presented by:

Jason Lintern, Welsh Government


Presentation 3: Brexit ~ An update on the preparedness of the social care sector

Presented by:

Andrea Street, Welsh Government

Jonathan Morgan, ADSS Cymru


Presentation 4 (joint presentation): Greater Manchester (GM) Devolution Deal and delivery of ‘Taking Charge: Integration in action' / Manchester Local Care Organisation 1 / Greater Manchester Adult Social Care Transformation Programme

Presented by:

Bernadette Enright, Director of Adult Services, Manchester

Joanne Chilton, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership