|Event Date/Time: Oct 09, 2007||End Date/Time: Oct 09, 2007|
Following the recent announcement of a £73 million Investment Fund by the Department of Health, it is clear that Social Enterprise will feature strongly in new models of community health and social care provision.
Are you in a position to maximise the opportunities of the social enterprise model, and capitalise on available funding?
Health Service Journal is delighted to present this timely and essential conference empowering both commissioners and providers in the drive to establish robust and innovative Social Enterprises. Attend this event to hear from inspirational speakers, receive guidance from early implementers, and to network with your peers.
Contributors confirmed at this early stage include:
Sue White, Director Social Enterprise Unit
Department of Health
Julie Cheetham, Assistant Director Community Hospitals, Provider & Market Development Directorate
NHS North West
Nigel Wylie, Chief Executive
Urgent Care 24
This is a must attend event for commissioners and current service providers, as well as social entrepreneurs wishing to move into the health and social care sector.
A mixture of insightful presentations and practical case studies will enable you to:
Explore the advantages and disadvantages of the social enterprise model for health and social care
Identify gaps in the market which could be best filled by a Social Enterprise provider
Mitigate the risk of commissioning a social enterprise and develop contracts to incorporate social and environmental impact, and community participation
Develop a robust business case to establish a Social Enterprise
Determine type of company, workforce and governance arrangements
Examine what funding and external support is available
Manage the consultation process to ensure staff and public buy-in
Capitalise on entrepreneurial spirit to develop and grow your Social Enterprise
Maintain the community interest element of a Social Enterprise as the business develops