Technology in Social Care: Innovation in adversity

WAYRA ACADEMY, WC1E 6JA, UK, Capper St, Fitzrovia, London WC1E, UK
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Hosted by

Shirley Ayres, co-founder of the Connected Care network
Bill Mumford, CEO of MacIntyre
and a Panel discussion with Toni Fyfe from Real Life Options, Christine Asbury from WCS Care Group, Shirley Ayres and Bill Mumford. The panel will be chaired by Zoe Peden, Chief Juggler at Insane Logic.

Technology in social care
Better integrated ways of working and deploying resources across health and social
care, that will make savings but also improve the quality of care and the experience of
service users, depend to a significant extent on the application and take-up of IT and
digital technologies

      -        Adass Socitm REDESIGNING HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE report 2015

The Wayra UnLtd accelerator and Insane Logic, the award winning Social Enterprise
dedicated to helping people learn to communicate, are co-hosting a Digital
Mouthpiece ‘Tech in social care’ event on the 20th of April.

The event, taking place as part of a series of meet-ups before the next election, is
gathering sector leaders, innovators and the voting public to discuss the big issues
facing the health and social care sector at the moment.

A fantastic line-up of speakers will discuss the role that technology can play in solving
the big financial and legislative challenges facing the Adult Social Care sector and
practical ways that innovation can triumph in adversity.

Shirley Ayres , co-founder of the Connected Care network, will set the scene with a
keynote address on why we need a long- term care revolution.

Bill Mumford , CEO of MacIntyre and Non-Executive Director of NICE, will then take us
through the as yet unrealised potential of technology in the care sector.

These keynote addresses will be followed by a panel discussion led by Zoe Peden ,
Chief Juggler at Insane Logic, in conversation with Shirley Ayres , Bill Mumford ,
Christine Asbury (CEO WCS Care Group), and Toni Fyfe (Divisional Manager, North of England for Real Life Options); before opening to the floor for a Q&A session.

After the discussion, there will be an opportunity to meet fellow delegates and we
will then give startups in the health & social care sector the opportunity to showcase
how they are already offering compelling solutions to the problems that most worry
today’s voters.

Come along to hear about these topics and to meet others who are passionate about
improving and innovating adult social care.


  • 11:00-11:30 Brunch reception & Networking
  • 11:30-11:40 Insane Logic & Wayra Introduction
  • 11:40-11:50 Keynote address from Shirley Ayres
  • 11:50-12:00 Keynote address from Bill Mumford
  • 12:00-12:30 Panel Discussion led by Zoe Peden


  1. Shirley Ayres
  2. Bill Mumford
  3. Christine Asbury
  4. Toni Fyfe
  • 12:30-13:00 Q&A
  • 13:00-13:30 Coffee & Startup Showcase


Venue & Logistics (Wayra Unltd London)
Shropshire House
2-10 Capper Street

Nearest tube stations:
- Warren Street
- Euston Square
- Goodge Street



Chief Executive
WCS Care

Author, commentator & presenter

Divisional Manager, North of England
Real Life Options

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