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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
Applying the Care Act 2014; Making legally literate decisions about personal budgets 

Applying the Care Act 2014; Making legally literate decisions about personal budgets 

Monday 17 June
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

A step by step guide to understanding your role in balancing legal requirements with good social work practice when implementing the Care Act 2014 and determining personal care budgets.

FEATURED EVENT
Strengths Based Social Work: Applying the Strengths Based Practice Framework for Professional Practice in Adult Social Work

Strengths Based Social Work: Applying the Strengths Based Practice Framework for Professional Practice in Adult Social Work

Monday 8 July
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The Strengths-based practice framework for professional practice was released in February 2019. A Strengths-based practice is a social work theory that focuses on people’s strengths and goals rather than their problems. This conference focuses on implementing a Strengths-based approach, and applying the Strengths-based Based Practice Framework for Professional Practice in Adult Social Work.

FEATURED EVENT
Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding: Responding to Self Neglect & Hoarding

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding: Responding to Self Neglect & Hoarding

Friday 27 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

Wednesday 3 July
Radisson Blu Hotel, Bristol

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. 

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Thursday 4 July
De Vere West One 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 healthcare professionals including the proposed replacement scheme: The Liberty Protection Safeguards. 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.

Towards Zero Suicide: Preventing Suicide, Saving Lives

Towards Zero Suicide: Preventing Suicide, Saving Lives

Thursday 11 July
The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester

This one day conference focuses on Suicide Prevention and moving towards Zero Suicide as the ambition. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended focus sessions the conference will take an in depth look at the effectiveness of suicide interventions, the importance of effective early intervention and crisis aversion, the experiences of zero suicide collaboratives and programmes, preventing male suicide, and an extended focus on delivering effective crisis services and emergency response.

Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the 2019 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act

Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the 2019 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act

Monday 23 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.

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