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Dementia and the Law
Tue 21 March 2017, 09:45 – 16:30 GMT
This training course will provide participants with an awareness of the main legal aspects of supporting people living with dementia including housing and neighbourhood officers managing tenancy issues and support and sheltered staff. The course is suitable for frontline staff and managers, including those responsible for delivering on policies, procedures and strategies.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
Define their responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Including:
The application of the five principles
Best interest decision making
Signing of tenancies
Awareness of Powers of Attorney
Explain their responsibilities under the Care Act and the Equality Act
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
We welcome you to attend the other courses in this series, however this is not obligatory.
There is no charge for this event