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Adults With Incapacity Masterclass 'Roadshow' - GLASGOW

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200 SVS Conference & Events

200 Saint Vincent Street

Glasgow

G2 5RQ

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LSA in conjunction with Sandra McDonald, EX-PG Ltd

CPD 3 Hours

Registration and Coffee 9.30am

PEAT Outcome - relevant legal knowledge

OBJECTIVES

To have advanced practitioner knowledge of guardianship and Power of Attorney

To have ‘hot off the press’ knowledge of AWI reform

PARTICIPANTS

This seminar is aimed at those working within mental health law.

SPEAKER

Sandra McDonald, EX-PG (formerly Public Guardian for Scotland)

Sandra offers independent mental capacity/incapacity advice and training, drawing on her 14 years experience as Public Guardian for Scotland. She holds qualifications in law, public sector management and nursing. She is currently working with the Scottish Government team, progressing changes to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Sandra is trustee of the Dementia Services Trust and the Lewy Body [dementia] Society, is a Board Member of Garvald Edinburgh (a charity offering creative opportunities and support for people with learning disabilities). She is a specialist advisor to the Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law at Napier University and to Action on Elder Abuse Scotland.

Her website www.ex-pg.com offers more detail about Sandra and her EX-PG services.

PROGRAMME

9.30-9.45 Registration and Coffee

9.45-9.50 Intro & Welcome

9.50-10.05 General Principles

  • A basic understanding of the principles is assumed
  • Specific focus on potential changes (rights, will and preference and supported decision making)

10.05-10.35 SDM v Exercise of Legal Capacity

  • Where has this requirement come from?
  • What’s the difference?
  • Discussion on applying this in practice.

10.35-11.00 Capacity Assessing

  • An understanding of the current definition under the Act is assumed
  • Considering changes that are to be made and discussion of what this means in practice
  • Consent v assent

11.00-11.15 Tea and Coffee

11.15-11.50 Power of Attorney

  • The principles of power of attorney are assumed
  • Update in likely changes
  • Hints and tips for effective use

11.50-12.20 Guardianship

  • Update on guardianship reform and discussion on how this may operate in practice

12.20-12.40 AWI Reform general update

  • Potential changes not already covered above

12.40-13.00 Q&A

  • ‘Mop up’ Q&A and learning from hearing other experienced practitioners issues
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200 Saint Vincent Street

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G2 5RQ

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