FREE Webinar - Mouths and feet matter - How can you overcome the challenges to deliver great care? | QCS

FREE Webinar – Mouths and feet matter – How can you overcome the challenges to deliver great care?

Dementia Care
April 27, 2023

We bring you a FREE webinar with Head of  Social Care Content at QCS, Lindsay Rees, alongside Clinical Lead Podiatrist at Care Home Podiatry Ltd, Thomas Calderbank, who will be discussing why oral and foot health is so important to the quality of life of your service users!

Date: 2nd May 

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm


The discussion will cover:

  • Why mouth and foot care is important
  • NICE guidance
  • Regulation/guidance around foot care in care homes
  • Top tips to improve the foot care provision in your care home
  • CQC Smiling Matters reports – have things improved?
  • What does GOOD mouth care look like and how can you implement this in your service?

More about the speakers:

Lindsay Rees, Head of Social Care Content, QCS

Lindsay joined QCS in May 2022 as the Head of Social Care Content following 17 years working as senior leader in Adult Social Care. She is a qualified adult nurse and has previously held operational leadership roles including, registered manager, regional support manager, regional clinical quality manager, head of quality and director of health.

Lindsay is an experienced professional who brings with her expertise in commercial operational leadership, clinical governance, quality assurance and quality improvement in nursing homes. She has dedicated her career in social care to leading, supporting, and mentoring teams to provide exceptionally high standards of care for people in social care.

Her role at QCS is an exciting opportunity to use her extensive operational knowledge and insight to drive forward quality and innovation and continue on her mission to support people to live well in social care.


Thomas Calderbank, Clinical Lead Podiatrist, Care Home Podiatry Ltd

Thomas is a Podiatrist with over a decade of experience working in both the NHS and the Private health care sectors. He is one of only a small number of Podiatrists who are qualified to independently prescribe, and is a clinical expert in Neurological Rehabilitation and Biomechanics. Thomas has previously held the post of Podiatry Department Manager (8a) at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, where his leadership brought about a step-change in the quality and safety of care provided to the local population. Thomas is now on a mission to revolutionise foot care in the care home industry through his work with Care Home Podiatry Ltd.




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