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Bristol & South Gloucestershire Safeguarding Adults Board Conference 2019 - Getting It Right: Mental Capacity

BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton
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Target Audience
Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care / Learning Difficulties / Older People / Safeguarding Adult
Event description
Safeguarding Adults Board Conference 2019 "Getting It Right: Mental Capacity”

Keynote speaker: Alex Ruck Keene, an experienced barrister from 39 Essex Chambers whose practice focuses on mental capacity and mental health law.  
A number of workshops will run during the day. Each delegate will have the opportunity to attend two of the workshops. Sign-up for workshops will be during conference registration in the morning, between 8.45am and 9.30am.

The cost to attend the Conference is: £50 per delegate.
Learning outcomes
Safeguarding Adults Board Conference 2019
Keynote Speaker Alex Ruck Keene is an experienced barrister, writer and educator. His practice is focused on mental capacity and mental health law, on which he provides specialist advice and representation, as well as delivering expert training for front line professionals. He is the creator of the website, providing resources and expert commentary on some of the most difficult mental capacity issues.

There will also be a choice of workshops for delegates. The workshops will focus on different aspects of mental capacity, for example:
* Mental Capacity: The Essentials
* Learning from Safeguarding Adult Reviews (SARs) re mental capacity
* Good Practice around Restriction and Restraint
* Best Interest Decision-Making
* Advance Planning and the Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)
* 16-18 Year Olds: Transition and Capacity
* The Use of Advocacy, the Relevant Person and the Court of Protection

Start Date
Wednesday 12 June 2019
End Date
Wednesday 12 June 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 11 June 2019
09:15 - 16:00
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event