This conference, entitled “Nothing about us, without us”, and was held in Manchester on 19th November. Representatives from forums from across the region participated in workshops on
- integrated care: the new strategy, welfare reform and the impact on well being, and
- delivering safe and compassionate care: empowering older people to challenge poor practice.
A presentation from Wendy Cocks of Care & Repair England looked at how housing impacts on health and highlighted some of the implications of the Care Act guidance as it comes into force in 2015. See FNW conf 14