The newly branded Care & Dementia Show – formerly known as Care Show, Birmingham – will take place 3 – 4 November will run alongside the International Dementia Conference. It is a must-attend event, bringing together care professionals and health care suppliers to help the sector better support and care for older people and those affected by dementia.
Over 1 million people in the UK and 75 million people worldwide are predicted to have dementia by 2030, care professionals can attend Care & Dementia Show to explore the range of cutting edge products and services on offer from over 250 suppliers to help provide better care.
Chris Edwards, Event Director for UBM’s Care & Dementia Show comments:
“The range of new exhibitors taking part in this year’s show is striking. From technology, health and safety, uniforms and utilities through to bathing, furniture and professional services, there will be a wealth of choice for all involved in addressing the needs of those affected by care of older people and dementia at this year’s Care & Dementia Show.”
This year’s event will introduce a ‘Start-up Academy’, providing new companies with the opportunity to showcase their innovations. The Academy is a competition aimed at uncovering the very best in start-up innovations from across the UK and will be judged by a committee of professionals from throughout the care industry, with a shortlist of the most inventive companies given a free stand at the show within the new Start-up Pavilion, offering the opportunity to meet with the industry’s senior decision-makers.
Visitors from across the country at the 2014 event included Hilary Gibbs, Director, Stowcare Ltd who says:
“Excellent Show! Opens up our eyes to the whole industry and the networking opportunities are brilliant. So good I came back for a second day!”
Care Together comments:
“We visit every year as we’re invoiced in a domiciliary care agency – and, as always, we’ve found some things that will be useful.”
Debbie Middleton, Property Services Officer, Hampshire Country Council comments:
“The show is always very good and we always find what we need.”
Thought-provoking education is also offered to attendees, with Care & Dementia Show running two simultaneous, free of charge conference programmes featuring pioneering speakers in panel discussions and presentations to address the key issues facing the care of older people and dementia industries today. The live build feature will return for the 2015 event and there will also be opportunities for visitors to network and meet new faces within the industry and build on existing business relationships.
For full details on who is exhibiting, products at the show and all visitor attractions, plus to register to attend the Care & Dementia Show or the International Dementia Conference, please visit www.careshow.co.uk