Exciting FREE Health & Social Care ‘Social’ networking event in Oxfordshire – 16th Dec
OxLEP Business is hosting an exciting networking event for individuals and organisations working to improve health and social care provision in Oxfordshire.
When is it?
16th December 2021, 10:00-11:30am.
About the event
This event will bring together individuals, community groups, social enterprises, charities and private businesses working in the health and social care sectors in Oxfordshire. We will be discussing key opportunities and challenges, and give attendees the chance to share news from their own organisations, exchange ideas and explore potential collaborations.
The session will start with an introduction and scene setting, followed by a panel discussion, before opening up to the room for discussion and questions.
The discussion will be led by the group and could cover a range of topics such as:
- Examples of inspiring local health and social care initiatives
- Challenges (and opportunities) resulting from the pandemic
- The changing policy landscape including the Social Care Bill
- The growth in community-based care
- Local and national funding and business support opportunities
This session will be limited in numbers to facilitate good discussion and strong connections to help build relationships and collaboration going forwards.
Who is it for?
This session is aimed at SMEs that include Social Enterprises, social entrepreneurs, enterprising charities and other purposeful businesses committed to improving health and social care provision.
Anita Wingad – Oxfordshire Project Coordinator – Community Catalysts CIC
Community Catalysts CIC has partnered with Oxfordshire County Council to support the development of small enterprises and ventures offering help and care at home and in the community for older and disabled people. The project has strong links to other local, strengths-based work and as well as helping people to set up new enterprises, Community Catalysts is also advising small groups and organisations already established and looking to diversify or extend what they offer. The primary focus of the project is Cherwell district.
Zororo Mubaya – Managing Director – Driving Miss Daisy (Didcot)
Driving Miss Daisy is a specialist, mobility enabled, passenger transport and companionship service, operating in Didcot and neighbouring Oxfordshire. Driving Miss Daisy is also a member of Small Good Stuff.
Further panelists tbc