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Safeguarding Adults in Mental Health

Friday 22 May 2020

West One De Vere Conference Centre, London

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We are pleased to announce the National Safeguarding Adults in Mental Health Conference which will focus on improving adult safeguarding practice: delivering a strengths based approach, improving decision making, user involvement and outcomes. The will update delegates on the national and legal context, discuss key issues and areas you are facing in practice, and develop a strengths based approach to adult safeguarding in mental health. There will be an extended focus on adult safeguarding investigation in mental health, and also on safeguarding and mental capacity. The conference will also update delegates on the implications of the new Liberty Protection Safeguards in a Mental Health setting. 

“Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. Every organisation, small group and individual should be aware of their responsibility, in work and society.”

The Ann Craft Trust 2019

“Adult safeguarding means protecting a person’s right to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect”

Adult Safeguarding Network, NHS England

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve adult safeguarding practice in mental health 
  • Understand the national and legal context of your safeguarding practice
  • Reflect on the lived experience
  • Understand how you can develop and embed a strengths based approach to adult safeguarding in mental health 
  • Develop your skills and understanding of adult safeguarding investigation in mental health 
  • Learn from others to enable a user focused approach to adult safeguarding
  • Understand how to escalate safeguarding concerns and work in partnership across organisations to improve outcomes 
  • Develop your skills in mental capacity assessment and ensure autonomy in decision making for those with capacity 
  • Understand the legal context including implications of recent developments such as the move from DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • Improve your skills in decision making in adult safeguarding: understanding mental capacity
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD Accreditation 

Mr Kenny Gibson

Head of Safeguarding
NHS England and NHS Improvement

Tim Spencer Lane

Formerly of the Law Commission for England and Wales

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for prices and further information, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

De Vere West One is located on Portland Street and is a 10 minute walk for Great Portland Street Underground station and a 5 minute walk from Oxford Circus
By Rail
De Vere West One is just a five minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus tube (Central, Victoria, and Bakerloo), Bond street (Jubilee) and a 10 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) and Marylebone station.
By Road
Portland Place is just north of Oxford Circus. The nearest NCP car park is approximately 300 yards away. Follow the A4201 past De Vere West One taking the second left turning onto Weymouth Street, then take the second left onto Weymouth Mews.
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Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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