Community Care Live Birmingham 2015

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Community Care Live Birmingham 2015


                         “Fantastic day, we should do it more often!”

                                  (Delegate from Community Care Live 2014)


Following popular demand, Community Care are proud to announce  that we are growing our flagship event. Community Care Live Birmingham 2015 will be held in Birmingham’s ICC on 12 – 13 May 2015. This is the largest free-to-attend event* for registered Social Workers, local authority Directors, Commissioners and Councillors to attend across both Adult Care Services and Children and Families sectors.

It will comprise:

bullet pointCommunity Care Live Congress will provide you with high-level content to promote your learning and development,  from expert speakers and leading national project

bullet pointCommunity Care Live Exhibition featuring key organisations to help enhance your information gathering and career

bullet pointCommunity Care Live Interactive with four exciting new zones to increase networking, knowledge and skills

  Key programme streams will comprise:  

Adult Care Services

bullet pointThe Care Act

bullet pointDementia

bullet pointIntegrating health and social care

bullet pointAdult safeguarding

Children and Families:

bullet pointChild protection and safeguarding

bullet pointChild Sexual Exploitation

bullet pointLooked-after children

Workforce development:

bullet pointSupporting and developing managers

bullet pointWellbeing for professionals

bullet pointQuestion Time

bullet pointEmployment standard updates from key professional bodies

By Attending the event you will be able to:

- Gain insights into the ‘bigger picture’ – learn about best practice and strategic approaches from other authorities

- Enhance your professional development

- Hear directly from sector leaders and decision makers on policy that affects you

- Understand how to improve outcomes for service users

- Network with colleagues and like-minded professionals to share learning approaches

- Gain exclusive access to speaker hand-outs and presentations electronically after the event

The full Community Care Live Birmingham 2015 programme has now been announced , so do check the congress page and review updates regularly.  

As you will see, we’ve added some really exciting innovations across the event to enhance your experience, interaction, networking, learning and professional development.

Community Care Live Birmingham 2015 is evolving to enhance your learning and professional development.

Register today and invite your colleagues!

Here’s what previous delegates said about this event:

“Extremely valuable to practitioners and managers”
Oxfordshire County Council

“I put it in my diary every year”
Independent social worker

“A diverse range of learning experiences all under one roof”
Northamptonshire County Council

“Very good presentations with opportunities to meet employers in the feed. I will attend again”
London Metropolitan University

“Topical and informative , addressed challenging issues in social work in a positive way and contributed to my CPD”

“It delivers what it sets out to”
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service

“Time to stop, think, reflect and learn“
The who cares? Trust

“The best I have attended”
Lambeth Social Services

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  * Community Care Live Birmingham 2015 is free of charge for all social work professionals registered with HCPC or equivalent UK registration body (Registration number will be required during registration process). Free of charge entry is also extended to Local Authority Commissioners and Procurement Officers, Local Authority Workforce and Development Leads/Managers, Police Officers, Local Authority YOT’s, Probation Officers, when registering. Please note all other job titles and areas of work will be charged at the congress delegate day rate of £199 + vat in advance £249 + vat on the day. If you have any questions please contact the team at

Disclaimer: False declaration to a free place and/or distribution of promotional literature will not be accepted and will result in you being asked to leave the event. No under 18s. Final year degree students only. All session places are available on a first come, first served basis. The congress programme may change at short notice

In partnership with:

Birmingham City Council

Masterclass Sponsor:


Masterclass host:

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Endorsed by:

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Children England

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11 Responses to Community Care Live Birmingham 2015

  1. Fiona Crawford February 10, 2015 at 9:05 pm #

    I’d like to come, if possible. Lifelong member of BASw. Founder member of Derbyshire Branch.

  2. Alison Dickson February 11, 2015 at 8:08 am #


    I am a fostering, supervising social worker for an independent agency. Can you please give me costings on talks Ref: Children and families or do I need to attend both days ?

    Thank You

    Kind Regards

  3. Rachel February 12, 2015 at 11:22 am #

    Hi Alison,
    Are you wanting to exhibit or just attend? You’re best off contacting our events team: They should be able to help you.

    Community Care

  4. Lee Pardy-Mclaughlin February 15, 2015 at 5:16 pm #

    Great opportunity for social worker’s to refresh their learning and indeed look at the national developments and practice issues- I will be sharing this with ASYE’s and other colleagues in Staffordshire in my role as the Principal SW #this matters

    thank you as ever CC


    • Martin Fewster February 25, 2015 at 12:41 pm #

      Hi Lee,

      Thanks for the feedback. I will forward you some further details on the event that you can share with your colleagues.


      Community Care Events Team

  5. Adriana Talaba` February 19, 2015 at 3:11 pm #

    I have lost my admission vaulcher ,itr is possible to resend it on my email adress?

    • Martin Fewster February 25, 2015 at 12:44 pm #

      Hi Adriana,

      I have now resent your voucher.


      Community Care Events Team

  6. Sarah Milan March 3, 2015 at 3:47 pm #

    Could you tell me how to get in touch with organisers about exhibiting or taking part in the event?

    Thank you

  7. Rosemary King March 11, 2015 at 2:37 pm #

    Are HPC registered OTs working in Social Care services included in the free places?

  8. Vicky Shaw March 20, 2015 at 11:28 am #

    I am a student would it be possible for me to attend and what is the cost?

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