Mental Capacity Act Week – free training

Author
Eve McIlmoyle Learning & Workforce Development Officer / Chair SAB Learning & Development Group
Article date
14 September 2017
Primary interest
Voluntary sector

The West of Berkshire Safeguarding Adults Board is hosting a series of free workshops to support practitioners to develop skills and knowledge in understanding and applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

The workshops take place 16 – 20 October 2017 and are open to all practitioners working across Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham.

Workshops details:

** Monday 16th October 2017 14.00 – 16.00 A carer’s perspective on DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards)                                                                                                                                                                                        led by Mark Neary, father of Steven Neary

at Wokingham Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN www.wokingham.gov.uk/contact-us/visit-us/

** Thursday 19th October 2017 13.00 – 15.00 MCA: application in practice – A practical workshop    led by Catherine Lawlor,Berkshire Healthcare Trust

at Wokingham Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN www.wokingham.gov.uk/contact-us/visit-us/

** Friday 20th October 2017 10.00 – 12.00 Consent and the MCA – An overview of the law                    led by Steven Richards, Edge Training and Consultancy

at RISC Conference Hall 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS www.risc.org.uk

 

Places are limited so you must book a place: please email your name, organisation and email address to: linda.wyatt2@nhs.net