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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

Friday 27 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.

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Wednesday 19 October
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This conference looks at effectively managing patient discharge from hospital to community care for adults with social care needs. A key focus will be joint multidisciplinary/multiagency working to limit delays in transfer of care and to support patients to remain independent after discharge from hospital.

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.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Wednesday 7 December
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. 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: Friday 27 January 2017, Friday 3 March 2017, Friday 24 March 2017, Friday 19 May 2017, Monday 19 June 2017, Monday 17 July 2017, Friday 6 October 2017, Friday 3 November 2017, Friday 15 December 2017

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes

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.

Safeguarding Children & Young Adults: Level 3 Mandatory Safeguarding Training in Accordance with the Intercollegiate Guidelines

Safeguarding Children & Young Adults: Level 3 Mandatory Safeguarding Training in Accordance with the Intercollegiate Guidelines

Monday 16 January 2017
De Vere, West One, London

The course is interactive and aims to highlight the key principles of safeguarding children and young people, with a view to embedding best practice in safeguarding in accordance with the core UK legislative  framework and guidance. Healthcare and allied professionals requiring level 3 mandatory safeguarding children and young adults training and those professionals requiring an insight into safeguarding principles and best practice. Certificates for this training counts as the 3 yearly safeguarding children training in accordance with Intercollegiate guidelines.

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Monday 30 January 2017
De Vere West One, London

This conference is aimed at all mental health professionals in front line services who have a role in supporting young peoples mental health & well being. The day will focus on 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 will detail the progress already being made to achieve The Five Year Forward View and give practical advice and guidance for professionals on how to achieve improvement within their service.

Reducing Restrictive Practice & Interventions

Friday 3 February 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on developing positive and proactive care, reducing the need and use of restrictive interventions in health and mental health services. The conference will cover all forms of restraint practice and how they can be reduced in your service. Through national and legal updates, extended sessions and case studies the conference will provide a practical guide to developing and implementing a restrictive intervention reduction programme in practice.

Masterclass: Individual Management Reviews for Domestic Homicide Reviews & the use of Root Cause Analysis

Masterclass: Individual Management Reviews for Domestic Homicide Reviews & the use of Root Cause Analysis

Tuesday 7 February 2017
Doubletree, Hilton London, West End, London

Masterclass: Complaints Handling & Response Letters

Masterclass: Complaints Handling & Response Letters

Wednesday 8 February 2017
Doubletree, Hilton London, West End, London

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