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Social Care Conferences

Social Care Conferences UK organises high quality training events specifically for Social Workers and those working in or with social care organisations. These events focus on improving quality and provision of social care services, and integrating services to ensure continuity of care between agencies.

FEATURED EVENT
Implementing the NICE Quality Standard for Domestic Violence & Improving the effectiveness of MARACs

Implementing the NICE Quality Standard for Domestic Violence & Improving the effectiveness of MARACs

Tuesday 20 September
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This timely conference will focus on monitoring improvement against the new NICE Quality Standard for Domestic Violence & Improving the effectiveness of MARACs. Sessions will focus on Early Identifying domestic violence high risk victims and preventing repeat victimisation, Working in partnership with the police, changing the culture towards domestic violence, delivering integrated family support and perpetrator programmes, iImproving the effectiveness of Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs) including new and emerging models �and Information Sharing and Information Governance within MARACs and Domestic Violence cases. This conference is aimed at all members of the�multi agency team.

FEATURED EVENT

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Friday 20 January 2017
De Vere West One, London

This conference focuses on the difficult issue of self neglect and adult safeguarding. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended masterclasses the conference will cover self neglect under the Care Act 2014,meeting the new statutory safeguarding guidance in March 2016, the legislative framework for self neglect, safeguarding people who self neglect: the evidence and what works, developing guidance for professionals when dealing with self neglect and resistance to engage with services, an extended session on hoarding, and an extended session on dealing with the underlying causes of self neglect working in partnership with service user.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Wednesday 21 September
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Facilitated by Christopher Fincken; Chairman of the UK Caldicott Guardian Council this one day training course about Caldicott Guardian Principles has been developed to provide both practical and appropriate training for experienced Caldicott Guardians, their deputies and others involved in delivering the Caldicott Guardian Function in a wide range of Organisations. For those new to the world of Caldicott our “beginners training sessions” also cover the same topics as this masterclass, but in less detail. The day will provide sound foundations for those seeking to understand the Caldicott Guardian Role, and inspiration as to how it can be developed in their own organisations based on the latest National Guidance.  The course is fully interactive; and participants in small groups will face a number of case study challenges throughout the day building personal knowledge, understanding and confidence. 

Other dates: Friday 21 October, Wednesday 7 December

Legal Masterclass: Social Circumstance Reports Preparation & Presentation

Legal Masterclass: Social Circumstance Reports Preparation & Presentation

Tuesday 4 October
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Practical challenges exist for practitioners preparing and presenting effective and relevant social circumstance reports. Time limits are short and every case is different. This training day will assist delegates with time and template management to ensure a consistently high standard of report production and presentation. The emphases of the day will be confidence, clarity and compliance. Note: this course refers to the position in mental health cases before the First Tier Tribunal in England.

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Tuesday 22 November
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This in-depth masterclass offers the chance to explore the rationale behind the measures for safeguarding deprivation of liberty and examine the practical implications for health and social care professionals. There will be a detailed analysis of what constitutes Deprivation of Liberty rather than restriction of liberty. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss previous case studies, and raise issues and concerns specific to their own practice.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners

Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners

Tuesday 29 November
Hallam Conference Centre, London

The role of the Caldicott Guardian is currently evolving to meet the challenge of implementing “Information To Share or not to share” The Information Governance review (“Caldicott 2” published 2013) across the Health and Social Care System and to deliver the recommendations of the recent Review of Data Security, consent and opt outs (Published July 2016). Facilitated by Christopher Fincken; Chairman of the UK Caldicott Guardian Council this one day beginners  training course about Caldicott Guardian Principles has been developed to provide both inspiration and appropriate training for those completely new or unconfident about the world of  Caldicott Guardians, their deputies and others involved in delivering the Caldicott Guardian Function. 

Complaints Handling, Investigating, Resolving and Learning for Clinicians and Managers in Health and Social Care

Complaints Handling, Investigating, Resolving and Learning for Clinicians and Managers in Health and Social Care

Friday 2 December
Hallam Conference Centre, London

The recent reports from the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman quoted above highlight the importance of effective complaints investigation and ensuring the learning from complaints is embedded within the service. This conference will provide a practical guide to handling, investigating, responding and learning from complaints in health and social care. Through national updates, practical case studies and in depth expert sessions the conference aims to improve the effectiveness of complaints handling within your service, and ensure that complaints lead to change and improvements in patient care.

National Data Security Standards for Health and Social Care

National Data Security Standards for Health and Social Care

Friday 2 December
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This one day conference focuses on implementing the 10 National Standards for Data Security which were proposed by the National Data Guardian, Dame Fiona Caldicott in July 2016. Through national updates, extended in-depth sessions and practical case studies the conference will provide a guide to ensuring compliance with the new standards in practice.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes

Wednesday 7 December
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on safeguarding vulnerable adults in hospitals � improving safeguarding practice, decision making and outcomes. The conference will focus on meeting the new statutory safeguarding guidance in March 2016 including national updates since the Care Act 2014 implementation, moving forward with making safeguarding personal, and an extended legal focus which will look at legal developments in safeguarding and decision making in safeguarding.

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