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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.

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Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Monday 5 March 2018
De Vere West One, London

This conference which features extended interactive masterclass focuses on the difficult issue of self neglect and adult safeguarding. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended interactive group work the conference will cover self neglect under the Care Act 2014, meeting the statutory safeguarding guidance, 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 in a multidisciplinary way.

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Towards Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implications of the 2017 Law Commission Report

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Towards Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implications of the 2017 Law Commission Report

Friday 8 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – implementing the recommendations of the Law Commission Review which is due for publication in March 2017. Chaired, and featuring an extended session by Alex Ruck Keene, Barrister & Consultant to the Law Commission working on the review, the conference will support you to understand and implement changes to DoLS in line with the Law Commission recommendations. This conference will provide you with the option of 2 streams specifically designed to focused on your area of expertise with Stream A focusing on Hospitals and Stream B focusing on Supervisory Bodies. 

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Friday 15 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Facilitated by Christopher Fincken, Independent Member UK Caldicott Guardian Council, (Chairman 2012-2017) 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. 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.

Other dates: Monday 29 January 2018, Monday 26 February 2018, Friday 16 March 2018, Friday 27 April 2018, Friday 25 May 2018, Friday 15 June 2018, Friday 20 July 2018, Friday 28 September 2018, Friday 19 October 2018, Friday 16 November 2018, Friday 7 December 2018

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Monday 22 January 2018
De Vere West One 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 healthcare professionals including the proposed replacement scheme: The Liberty Protection Safeguards. 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.

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Monday 22 January 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on improving discharge planning and practice to reduce delayed transfer of care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will provide you with the latest evidence and practice tools to improve discharge practice in your service.

Information Governance in Health and Social Care: Ensuring Compliance with GDPR

Information Governance in Health and Social Care: Ensuring Compliance with GDPR

Friday 23 February 2018
De Vere West One Conference, London

This National Conference focuses on Information Governance in Health and Social Care, ensuring demonstrable compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into force in May 2018. Through national updates, expert led extended interactive sessions and practical case studies the conference will support you to ensure compliance in your service. 

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Monday 26 February 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National CAHMS Summit focus on improving child and adolescent mental health services in line with The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health set out by the government in 2016 with the aim of creating a transformed service by 2020. Through national updates and case studies from current pilot sites this conference aims to set the scene for progress already being made and what needs to change to achieve The Five Year Forward View. The government has pledged £1.25billion by 2020 to support improvements in children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Tuesday 17 July 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Enhanced observations, physical restraint, mechanical restraint, manual restraint, rapid tranquilisation, searches, se-clusion and long-term segregation are all considered to be restrictive interventions and should be used with appropri-ate policies and procedures in place. It is important that restrictive interventions are used appropriately, legally and ethically and also part of a care programme aimed at reducing the interventions. This one day masterclass will be run by a practising Mental Health care lawyer and will give delegates the opportunity to raise issues and concerns specific to their own practice.

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