Supporting a sustainable & responsive market for people- 7th March 2019

The Care Markets and Quality Forum is a unique partnership of providers, commissioners, people with lived experience and other strategic partnerships who come together to share practice and work in collaboration.


The topics which will be covered on the day will include:

  • National workforce context
  • National recruitment campaign
  • Personal Health Budgets and the employment of personal assistants
  • Example of a model of care and support which is aimed at adapting the workforce to meet the needs of the individual
  • Supporting proactive and responsive markets which work for people.

Who should attend

Providers, commissioners, people with lived experience who are interested in proactive markets and workforce, that also includes personal assistants.

Presentation notes and slides


Sharon Allen

Co-Chair of the CMQF Steering Group

William Davidson

Co-chair of the CMQF Steering Group 

Jennifer Sheils

Chief Campaign Planner, Department of Health and Social Care

Carol Reeves

Project Manager, Employer Engagement, Skills for Care

Steven Pruner

Senior Manager for Personalised Care, NHSE

Clenton Farquharson and Kate Sibthorp

National Coproduction Advisory Group

Dr Robert Stewart

Clinical Design Director, Design and Learning Centre for Clinical and Social Innovation

Anne Tidmarsh

Director ASCH Partnerships, Older People and Physical Disability, Kent County Council

Steve Holmes

Operational Manager, Adult Social Care, Care Quality Commission

Colin Angel

Policy and Campaigns Director, UKHCA

Hilary Paxton

Association of Directors of Adult Social Care

Brigid Day, Senior Adviser

Care Markets and Commissioning, Care and Health Improvement Programme, Local Government Association

Andy Tilden

Skills for Care