David Pearson CBE
Chair of the Board of TEC Quality
Chair of the Board
David is the Chair of the Board of TEC Quality a Community Interest Company whose role is to promote standards
of quality and cost effectiveness of technology in health and social care across the UK. David is also the
Independent Non-Executive Chair of the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Health and Care System. He
is the Chair of the Advisory Board of the NIHR (National Institute for Health Research) School for Social Care
Research. He was the Director of Adult Social Care and Health for 14 years and the Deputy Chief Executive for 10
years with Nottinghamshire County Council. He retired from the County Council in January 2019.
David has wide experience of leadership at a local, national and regional level in care and health and wider public
He is a Past President of the Association Directors of Adult Social Services in England and continues to act as an
advisor to the government on social care and health reform. He was appointed by the Government in November
2017 to be an independent advisor on the Social Care Green Paper in England. On an independent basis he
advises a number of organisations and leaders across the country. David was awarded a CBE in in 2016 and was
presented with an Honorary Doctorate by Nottingham Trent University in recognition of his significant and lasting
contribution to social work and social care.
Quality and Improvement Driving the Improvement of Care
Good quality care and support is person centred, innovative and will increasingly utilise technology to enable people to lead
the best lives they can.
Quality standards are important in all industries, even more so when the services and products being provided
are critical to the safety, health and wellbeing of vulnerable individuals.
The Quality Standards Framework (QSF) is a UKAS accredited independent audit and certification programme for
the Technology Enabled Care industry. QSF is available to all organisations in the sector - service providers,
suppliers, associations, emergency response services and third sector organisations, whether TSA members or
Come along to hear about TSAs vision for the future of quality standards for Technology Enabled Care.
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Katie Thorn Digital Social Care
National Data Opt-Out – what it means for Social Care
Claire Sutton National Care Forum
Digital Social Care – Reflections for the next steps
Bridgitte Swales University of Stirling, UK/ SportsMed Products Ltd
‘Strong for life: healthy ageing and strength’
Dr Dawne Garret Royal College of Nursing
Sexual Intimacy for Care Home Residents – rights and responsibilities
Managing dementia in a care home or home care