Corrie's Julie Hesmondhalgh to present at the Great British North West Care Show

28 Mar 2013 10:48 PM | Anonymous member

Corrie's Julie Hesmondhalgh to present at

the Great British North West Care Show

We are delighted to announce that Julie Hesmondhalgh will be speaking at the Great North West Care Show on 17th April at Salford City Stadium in Manchester.

Julie Hesmondhalgh who plays national treasure, Hailey Cropper in Coronation Street will speak about her thoughts about the sector and the importance of the social care workforce as well as unpaid carers.  She will also formally launch the Great British Care Awards, a series of regional awards which celebrate excellence in social care and take place throughout October and November later this year. 

Julie Hesmondhalgh said:

“I am delighted to be supporting the Great North West Care Show in Manchester. The shows are a great way for people from the local communities to come together, share good practice and showcase excellence in social care. I look forward to meeting delegates and exhibitors and being part of what promises to be an informative and enjoyable day!”

Alex Shepherd, Events Co-ordinator of the Great British Care Shows said,

"We are delighted that Julie will be joining us in Manchester, she is a warm and caring person who has great empathy for our sector and we are sure will prove to be a great success at the show. It will also serve as a great platform to launch the regional Great British Care Awards for which nominations are now open."

The shows, which are free to delegates, have received support from across the sector including the Alzheimer's Society, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, (ADASS), Carers UK, the English Community Care Association (ECCA) and Ceretas.  Delegates will include all areas of the social care sector; voluntary, unpaid carers, private, statutory, commissioners, directors of adult social services, care providers, owners, managers, care workers and also service users from the community.   

The shows will provide a unique networking opportunity, linking in with local commissioners, local care association and local service users and are set to be a significant date for the calendar in these regions.

Delegates can register online at  For more information visit

Lets' showcase excellence in social care and help it get the recognition it deserves

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