IMPORTANT NOTICE: ICHA Conference 2021 - 10 June 2021 - BOOK NOW

Conference - ‘Residential Child Care: starting to map the future’

ICHA Members can have four free places as part of their membership, subsequent places will be £20.  Delegates joining ICHA prior to the event, will have access to the free places.

Non-members, including local authorities and unregulated 16+ providers (soon to be regulated), at the full fee of £70 per place (Plus VAT).

To book places please follow this link:



Morning – the agenda for change

Chair – Peter Sandiford – CEO The Independent Children’s Homes Association

  1.  Chair of Care Review – Josh MacAlister                                                            
  2.  Children’s Commissioner – Dame Rachel de Souza  
  3.  DfE Director Children’s Social Care: Strategy and Practice - Sophie Langdale 
  4.  Expert by experience (Become) - person to be confirmed
  5.  PANEL questions   

              LUNCH Break – Sponsor lounge

Afternoon – pointers to the future

Guest Chair – Harvey Gallagher – CEO National Association of Fostering Providers

  1.  Lucy Butler - DCS West Sussex      
  2.  Liz Cooper - DCEO Independent Children's Homes Association - The Sufficiency Enigma
  3.  ICHA & NAFP & West Sussex – our vision - working together for the future
  4.  PANEL – final questions

Close 16.15

 To book places: ICHA Registration Booking Site - ICHA's First Annual Conference ( 



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