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Social Care Conferences

Social Care Conferences UK organises high quality training events specifically for Social Workers and those working in or with social care organisations. These events focus on improving quality and provision of social care services, and integrating services to ensure continuity of care between agencies.

FEATURED EVENT
Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Monday 25 September
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference which features extended interactive masterclass focuses on the difficult issue of self neglect and adult safeguarding. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended interactive group work the conference will cover self neglect under the Care Act 2014, meeting the statutory safeguarding guidance, safeguarding people who self neglect: the evidence and what works, developing guidance for professionals when dealing with self neglect and resistance to engage with services, an extended session on hoarding, and an extended session on dealing with the underlying causes of self neglect working in partnership with service user in a multidisciplinary way.

FEATURED EVENT
Adult Safeguarding Summit 2017: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice  Decision Making, User Involvement & Outcomes

Adult Safeguarding Summit 2017: Improving Adult Safeguarding Practice Decision Making, User Involvement & Outcomes

Monday 20 November
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

We are pleased to announce National Safeguarding Adults Summit which this year will focus on improving adult safeguarding practice: decision making, user involvement and outcomes. The conference aims to bring together adult safeguarding leads to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas you are facing in practice in moving forward with ‘making safeguarding personal’. 

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Monday 10 July
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference looks at effectively managing patient discharge from hospital to community care for adults with social care needs. A key focus will be joint multidisciplinary/multiagency working to limit delays in transfer of care and to support patients to remain independent after discharge from hospital.

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Towards the Liberty Protection Safeguards: Present practice and Implications of the 2017 Law Commission Report

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Towards the Liberty Protection Safeguards: Present practice and Implications of the 2017 Law Commission Report

Friday 14 July
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards – implementing the recommendations of the Law Commission Review which is due for publication in March 2017. Chaired, and featuring an extended session by Alex Ruck Keene, Barrister & Consultant to the Law Commission working on the review, the conference will support you to understand and implement changes to DoLS in line with the Law Commission recommendations. This conference will provide you with the option of 2 streams specifically designed to focused on your area of expertise with Stream A focusing on Hospitals and Stream B focusing on Supervisory Bodies. 

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Monday 17 July
De Vere West One, London

Facilitated by Christopher Fincken, Independent Member UK Caldicott Guardian Council, (Chairman 2012-2017) this one day training course about Caldicott Guardian Principles has been developed to provide both practical and appropriate training for experienced Caldicott Guardians, their deputies and others involved in delivering the Caldicott Guardian Function in a wide range of Organisations. The day will provide sound foundations for those seeking to understand the Caldicott Guardian Role, and inspiration as to how it can be developed in their own organisations based on the latest National Guidance.

Other dates: Monday 18 September, Friday 6 October, Friday 3 November, Thursday 7 December, Friday 15 December

Early Intervention for Children and Young Adults: 2017 CAMHS National Summit

Early Intervention for Children and Young Adults: 2017 CAMHS National Summit

Friday 22 September
De Vere West One, London

This conference is aimed at all CAMHS professionals in front line services who have a role in supporting young peoples mental health & well being. The day will focus on The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health set out by the government in 2016 with the aim of creating a transformed service by 2020. Through national updates and case studies from pilot sites this conference will detail the progress already being made to achieve The Five Year Forward View and give practical advice and guidance for professionals on how to achieve improvement within their service. The government has pledged £1.25billion by 2020 to support improvements in children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Masterclass: Preventing Burnout in the Health and Social Care Professions

Masterclass: Preventing Burnout in the Health and Social Care Professions

Monday 25 September
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

It has been well established that burnout occurs more frequently amongst professional people in the caring professions of medicine, nursing, social work and teaching and other people facing occupations. This innovative masterclass seeks to focus on a number interconnecting issues that are likely to be present: the issue of declining physical and mental health and how it impacts on performance and capability; the issue of stigma and how this relates to absenteeism and early retirement. Research indicates that the prevalence of burnout within healthcare professions approaches 25%.

Complaints Handling, Investigating, Resolving and Learning for Clinicians and Managers in Health and Social Care

Complaints Handling, Investigating, Resolving and Learning for Clinicians and Managers in Health and Social Care

Monday 16 October
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The recent CQC review highlights the importance of effective complaints investigation and ensuring the learning from complaints is embedded within the service. Chaired by Geoff Delissen Senior Policy Officer (Complaints) Department of Health this conference will provide a practical guide to handling, investigating, responding and learning from complaints in health and social care. Through national updates, practical case studies and in depth expert sessions the conference aims to improve the effectiveness of complaints handling within your service, and ensure that complaints lead to change and improvements in patient care.

Masterclass: Complaints Handling & Response Letters

Masterclass: Complaints Handling & Response Letters

Monday 11 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre

This interactive and practical workshop will provide a structured approach to complaints handling and response writing.  Delegates will be taken through a methodology that will ensure that all complaints are properly investigated and that responses will stand up to scrutiny. There will be a complaint and letter writing case study during which delegates will receive feedback from the trainer.  

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Tuesday 12 December
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This in-depth masterclass offers the chance to explore the rationale behind the measures for safeguarding deprivation of liberty and examine the practical implications for healthcare professionals. There will be a detailed analysis of what constitutes Deprivation of Liberty rather than restriction of liberty. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss previous case studies, and raise issues and concerns specific to their own practice.

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