New Perspectives in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services
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New Perspectives in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services

New Perspectives in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services

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Meon Valley Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Sandy Lane

Shedfield

Hampshire, United Kingdom

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Risk and safety are quite rightly major concerns in mental health care but traditional clinical management methods of assessing risk have stood in the way of helping people in their recovery.  You are invited to a half day seminar which will provide latest updates from policy and professional practice to assist mental health practitioners understand the legal requirements and stimulate discussion and debate about required improvements in clinical practice and patient and public safety. 

Speakers will discuss the following Risk-related topics:-

• Therapeutic positive risk • Jointly-produced Safety Plans • Medical Co-morbidity • Interface between Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Mental Health Act 1983


PROGRAMME

9.30am   Introduction from the Chair

9.40     Keynote: Professor David Kingdon, Professor of Mental Health Care Delivery at University of Southampton

Therapeutic positive risk - Developing consistency of risk thresholds amongst decision-making clinicians

10.20    Becky Aldridge, Chief Executive, Dorset Mental Health Forum

Challenging the assumptions – Jointly-produced Safety plans with Patients

11.00    Coffee

11.15    Dr Pramod Prabhakaran, Divisional Medical Director, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Recovery, medical co-morbidity and quality governance

11.45     Helen Burnell, Mills & Reeve Solicitors 

The interface between Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Mental Health Act 1983

12.20     Dr Moira Ledger, Lead Consultant Psychiatrist, Uplands Independent Hospital, Fareham

Practical Approaches in Managing Risk: A Case Study

12.40     Panel Q&A

1.00pm  Lunch and Close

 

This is a free event. Places are limited and bookings will be accepted on a first come basis.

Please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements. There is free parking at the hotel. The nearest railway station is Botley (3.9km). If you have any further questions, please contact Simon Blunden on his mobile telephone number 07823 402285.

 CPD accreditation applied for.

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