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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 5 March
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.

FEATURED EVENT
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 20 April
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.

FEATURED EVENT
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 27 April
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’. 

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Monday 26 February
De Vere West One Conference Centre

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 16 March, Friday 27 April, Friday 25 May, Friday 15 June, Friday 20 July, Friday 28 September, Friday 19 October, Friday 16 November, Friday 7 December

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Monday 26 February
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: Applying the Care Act – making legally literate decisions about personal budgets

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

Friday 9 March
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 value for money and good outcomes for the individual, by understanding how local authorities are sometimes applying the Care Act 2014 in ways that can be considered as unsatisfactory, and may be unlawful.

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

Friday 8 June
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, 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. 

Masterclass: Expert Assessment Skills for the Family Court

Masterclass: Expert Assessment Skills for the Family Court

Monday 18 June
De Vere West One, London

This one day masterclass will provide psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and psychotherapists with essential skills for providing expert opinion in the Family Court

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.

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