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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
Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Monday 4 July
Hallam Conference Centre, 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.

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.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes

Monday 4 July
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.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners

Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners

Tuesday 5 July
Cavendish Conference Centre, London

This one day training course facilitated by Christopher Fincken Chairman of the UK Council of Caldicott Guardians will provide an introduction newcomers to the Caldicott Guardian role including aspiring Caldicott Guardians and Information Governance Leads. The day will be interactive and provide an understanding of the requirements of caldicott and how to become confident in recognising and making caldicott decisions.

Other dates: Tuesday 22 November

Falls Prevention and Management in Older People

Falls Prevention and Management in Older People

Wednesday 6 July
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on falls prevention and management in older people, reducing falls and harm from falls, and monitoring progress against the 2015 National Quality Standard.�This conference will include national updates, practical case studies and extended sessions focusing on monitoring and effective implementation the national quality standard. �Sessions will focus on key elements of the quality standard including developing post fall protocols for every patient and secondary prevention. The conference will also discuss key elements in the reduction of falls in your service including underlying health issues, falls and mental health, medicines management, comorbidity and managing falls in the over 85s. There will be a focus session on reducing inpatient falls and implementing the learning from the national audit of inpatient falls. Through expert sessions and case studies delegates will take back essential learning outcomes to change practice in their services.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Wednesday 21 September
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This one day training course facilitated by Christopher Fincken Chairman of the UK Caldicott Guardian Council will provide an introduction and an update to newcomers and experienced Caldicott Guardians, Officers, & Information Governance Leads. the day will be interactive and provide an understanding of the requirements of caldicott and how to become confident in recognising and making caldicott decisions.

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.

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.

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