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The Care Sector Speaks Out


A packed day is planned for visitors to Care Roadshow Glasgow this April as the event returns to Hampden Park Stadium on

Care Roadshows - Jilly Polson from Dementia Services Development Centre

Tuesday 21st. Not only will there be a range of dedicated care home suppliers on hand to offer information and advice about the latest products and services available, the event will also host a series of free informative seminars from leaders in the care sector.

Starting off the seminar sessions, Mary Hattie from the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland will be speaking about Dignity and Respect at 10.30am and looking at recommendations for settings providing care for individuals with dementia.  At 11.30am, Lawrence Cowan from the Royal College of Nursing will explore future opportunities and challenges for nursing in delivering safe and effective care in care homes.

Afternoon seminars will include a talk from Jilly Polson from Dementia Services Development Centre at 12.45pm.  Jilly’s sessions will give an overview of the effects that good and poor design can have, particularly for people with dementia, and why it is essential for us all to consider the environment in the care and support we provide.

Heather Edwards, Dementia Consultant from the Care Inspectorate, will be presenting the final seminar at 2pm.  Heather will look at Short Observational Framework for Inspection (SOFI) and how SOFI can be used to capture the experiences of people who use care services that are unable to provide feedback due to their cognitive or communication impairments.

For more information about Care Roadshows and to register for your free tickets to these events, please visit or call 01425 838393.

2015 Care Roadshow Event Details:

Care Roadshow Glasgow: 21 April 2015, Hampden Park Stadium

Care Roadshow Leeds: 12 May 2015, Cedar Court Hotel Bradford

Care Roadshow Liverpool: 9 June 2015, Aintree Racecourse

Care Roadshow Birmingham: 7 July 2015, Villa Park Stadium

Care Roadshow Cardiff: 20 October 2015, Cardiff City Stadium

Care Roadshow London: 17 November 2015, Epsom Downs Racecourse


All shows are open from 9.30am – 3pm

Entry, seminars and workshops are all free.

For more information and to register for free visit:


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