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DoLS: a new beginning? Understanding the Law Commissions replacement for DoLS - 9th October 2017 - MORNING SESSION 09:30 to 12:30

Edge Training & Consultancy Limited 80-83 Long Lane London EC1A 9ET (Please note this is NOT the Event venue address. Venue details will be sent to you direct from Edge after booking)

Monday, 9 October 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 (BST)

DoLS: a new beginning? Understanding the Law...

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Aims:  This half day course aims to provide a detailed overview and analysis of the Law Commissions recent proposals and draft legislation to replace DoLS with the Liberty Protection Safeguards. It will consider the potential impact of the proposals on individuals, professionals and organisations.

Learning outcomes:

  • Consider the Law Commission report and draft legislation
  • Examine the differences between current DoLS procedures and the proposed ones for the Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • Discuss the potential impact on individuals, social care and health professionals and local authorities and NHS bodies

Programme

Three hours – 09:30 to 12.30

  • The Law Commission proposals to replace DoLS
  • Key changes and their impact – individual, professional and strategic
  • Widening the scope of DoLS? – age, location, mental disorder
  • Things that remain the same or similar
  • Rights and protection – advocacy, appeals, reviews
  • New responsibilities and duties – CCGs and NHS Trusts
  • Community deprivation of liberty – changes
  • The role of the independent reviewer
  • The new assessments required and the procedures
  • Best Interests Assessors – new name and limitations on role
  • Numbers of people affected – now and in the future?
  • Funding – issues to consider for local authorities and NHS bodies

Trainer Profile

Steven Richards is a specialist advisor on the Mental Capacity Act with the Care Quality Commission and a Mental Health Act Reviewer with the Commission. He is a Director of Edge Training and Consultancy and has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years, both for the NHS and voluntary sector. He has been an in-patient advocate for Mind and as an advocate represented directly before the Court of Protection. Steven is co-author of three books:

  • Working with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - 2nd edition (ISBN: 978-0-9552349-3-4)
  • Working with the Mental Health Act – 3rd edition (ISBN: 978-0-9552349-4-1)
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Handbook – 1st edition (ISBN: 978-0-9931324-0-7) 

He also co-authors several wall charts on the Acts and an App on the Mental Capacity Act.

 

Do you have questions about DoLS: a new beginning? Understanding the Law Commissions replacement for DoLS - 9th October 2017 - MORNING SESSION 09:30 to 12:30 ? Contact Edge Training & Consultancy Limited 80-83 Long Lane London EC1A 9ET (Please note this is NOT the Event venue address. Venue details will be sent to you direct from Edge after booking)

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Central London EC1
Nearest underground station - Old Street / Barbican

United Kingdom

Monday, 9 October 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 (BST)


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Edge Training & Consultancy Limited 80-83 Long Lane London EC1A 9ET (Please note this is NOT the Event venue address. Venue details will be sent to you direct from Edge after booking)

 

Edge provides specialist consultancy and training on the operation of the Mental Health Act (MHA) and the Mental Capacity Act (MCA).  Several of our directors and trainers are leading authors in the field.  We use highly experienced trainers, all with direct work experience in relation to people with mental health problems and/or limited mental capacity, to deliver training. We are commissioned by Local Authorities, NHS Trusts, CCGs and private providers.  We train a wide range of staff groups including psychiatrists, AMHPs, BIAs, social workers and nurses. We concentrate on making the law accessible to these staff groups so that it can be applied in practice. All of our training is practical and involves case studies tailored to the needs of each group.

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