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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
MASTERCLASS: Applying the Care Act – making legally literate decisions about personal budgets

MASTERCLASS: Applying the Care Act – making legally literate decisions about personal budgets

Monday 2 July
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The aim of this one day masterclass is for participants to improve their ability to make decisions about what is a sufficient budget to meet needs - that represents good outcomes for the individual and value for money, by understanding how local authorities are sometimes applying the Care Act 2014 in ways that can be considered as unsatisfactory, and may be unlawful.

FEATURED EVENT
Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Monday 10 September
De Vere West One Conference Centre, 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.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Tuesday 3 July
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

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. 

Other dates: Friday 20 July, Friday 28 September, Friday 19 October, Friday 16 November, Friday 7 December

Implementing the NICE 2018 guidelines for Dementia

Implementing the NICE 2018 guidelines for Dementia

Friday 13 July
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one day conference focuses on the key points of the NICE guideline Draft January 2018 for Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers due to be published June 2018. Dementia is now the leading cause of death in England and Wales. In England it is estimated that around 676,000 people have dementia. In the whole of the UK, the number of people with dementia is estimated at 850,000. It is therefore essential that we focus on improving the way we care and support patients with Dementia. The conference will demonstrate, through national updates and practical case studies how you can improve the assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers in your service.

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Tuesday 17 July
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.

Decision Making and Mental Capacity Implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance

Decision Making and Mental Capacity Implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance

Friday 14 September
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on implementing the NICE guidance for Decision Making and Mental Capacity including; ensuring good practice in mental capacity assessments, and balancing individual rights to self-determination with statutory duties to manage risk and safeguard adults who have needs for care and support.

Adult Safeguarding Summit 2018: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice  Decision Making, User Involvement & Outcomes

Adult Safeguarding Summit 2018: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice Decision Making, User Involvement & Outcomes

Friday 21 September
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

We are pleased to announce National Safeguarding Adults Summit which this year will focus on improving adult safeguarding practice: decision making, user involvement and outcomes. The conference aims to bring together adult safeguarding leads to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas you are facing in practice in moving forward with ‘making safeguarding personal’. 

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Towards Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implications of the Law Commission Report & 2018 Government Response

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Towards Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implications of the Law Commission Report & 2018 Government Response

Monday 24 September
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference, developed and produced in association with Alex Ruck Keene Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers & Former Consultant, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Project, The Law Commission will update delegates on the implications of the March 2017 Law Commission Report and the practicalities of moving towards Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service. This day 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.

Information Governance NHS Summit 2018: Ensuring Compliance with GDPR in Health and Social care

Monday 8 October
De Vere West One Conference Centr, London

This conference will provide practical guidance for ensuring you are GDPR compliant in your organisaton.

Mental Health Awareness Training

Mental Health Awareness Training

Monday 12 November
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This course aims to raise awareness of mental health, and to understand and recognise the causes, symptoms and support options for a range of common mental health problems. The course is for those who would like a better understanding of mental health conditions in adults. No prior training in mental health is required, and this masterclass will be helpful for those who, as part of their work, experience the impact of mental health difficulties on individuals, families and organisations.

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