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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.

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Tuesday 7 June
Hallam 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.

National MARAC Summit: Improving the effectiveness of Multiagency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC)

National MARAC Summit: Improving the effectiveness of Multiagency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARAC)

Tuesday 7 June
Hallam Conference Centre, London

We are pleased to announce the National MARAC Summit. The conference aims to bring together MARAC Chairs, Members and Coordinators to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Tuesday 21 June
Cavendish 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: Wednesday 21 September, Friday 21 October, Wednesday 7 December

Improving Mental Health Services for Young Adults: Supporting the Transition to Adulthood

Improving Mental Health Services for Young Adults: Supporting the Transition to Adulthood

Tuesday 21 June
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This one day conference will focus on improving mental health services for young adults, and supporting the transition from child and adolescent mental health services to adult services. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will support you to improve mental health services for young adults in your practice.

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
ICO 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.

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