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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.

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.

Caldicott Principles & Information Sharing in Adult Safeguarding

Caldicott Principles & Information Sharing in Adult Safeguarding

Friday 30 November
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Healthcare Conferences UK in association with Christopher Fincken, Independent Member UK Caldicott Guardian Council, (Chairman 2012-2017) & Caldicott Guardian at Marie Curie are pleased to announce this Conference which will focus on Information Sharing and Caldicott Principles in Adult Safeguarding. Case studies will focus on applying the Caldicott Principles in Adult Safeguarding, Domestic Violence, working with the Police, working with homeless people and working with Vulnerable Adults in Mental Health

Transforming the Response to Domestic Violence: Practical Action to Support Effective Implementation of the Domestic Abuse Bill

Transforming the Response to Domestic Violence: Practical Action to Support Effective Implementation of the Domestic Abuse Bill

Monday 3 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one day conference focuses on transforming the response to domestic violence including practical action to support effective implementation of the domestic abuse bill. This conference will enable you to network with colleagues who are working to improve the recognition and response to domestic violence, understand the practical implication of the changes proposed by the domestic abuse bill and learn from outstanding practice in supporting the victims of domestic abuse.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Friday 7 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This one day course provides practical Caldicott Training for both new and more experienced Caldicott Guardians, their deputies and others, involved in applying the Caldicott Principles across a wide range of organisations. It provides sound foundations for those seeking to expand their understanding of the Caldicott Guardian Role, and its function within Information Governance, and inspiration as to how it can be implemented and developed in their own organisations. The content is based on the latest national guidance including the Caldicot Guardian Manual.  A range of topics are covered including: the ethical and legal considerations in information sharing, confidentiality, handling requests from the Police, domestic violence, relatives, assurance and the regulators.  Handouts, Templates and other tools for decision making and recording decisions are provided. 

Liberty Protection Safeguards:   Implementation of the 2018 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the 2018 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Friday 14 December
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This national conference will look at moving from DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards and the implications for Local Authorities. Andy Butler, Principal Social Worker (Adults), Surrey County Council will look at what it will mean for current Supervisory Bodies and Assessors, and the practical, professional and procedural issues.

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 14 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The aim of this 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.

Adult Safeguarding in Hospitals: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice

Adult Safeguarding in Hospitals: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice

Friday 18 January 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Information Governance NHS Summit 2019: Ensuring Compliance with GDPR in Health and Social care

Monday 21 January 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centr, London

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

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Monday 4 February 2019
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.

Masterclass: Restrictive Interventions in Physical and Mental Healthcare Settings: The legal framework

Masterclass: Restrictive Interventions in Physical and Mental Healthcare Settings: The legal framework

Thursday 14 February 2019
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.

Preventing Burnout in Health & Social Care Professions

Preventing Burnout in Health & Social Care Professions

Monday 25 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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