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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.

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Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Self Neglect and Adult Safeguarding

Friday 27 January 2017
De Vere West One, London

This conference focuses on the difficult issue of self neglect and adult safeguarding. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended masterclasses the conference will cover self neglect under the Care Act 2014,meeting the new statutory safeguarding guidance in March 2016, the legislative framework for self neglect, 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.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Hospitals: Improving Safeguarding Practice & Outcomes

Wednesday 7 December
Hallam Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on safeguarding vulnerable adults in hospitals � improving safeguarding practice, decision making and outcomes. The conference will focus on meeting the new statutory safeguarding guidance in March 2016 including national updates since the Care Act 2014 implementation, moving forward with making safeguarding personal, and an extended legal focus which will look at legal developments in safeguarding and decision making in safeguarding.

Safeguarding Children: Level 3 Mandatory Safeguarding Training in Accordance with the Intercollegiate Guidelines

Safeguarding Children: Level 3 Mandatory Safeguarding Training in Accordance with the Intercollegiate Guidelines

Monday 16 January 2017
De Vere, West One, London

The course is interactive and aims to highlight the key principles of safeguarding children and young people, with a view to embedding best practice in safeguarding in accordance with the core UK legislative  framework and guidance. Healthcare and allied professionals requiring level 3 mandatory safeguarding children and young adults training and those professionals requiring an insight into safeguarding principles and best practice. Certificates for this training counts as the 3 yearly safeguarding children training in accordance with Intercollegiate guidelines.

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Caldicott Guardian Training Course

Friday 27 January 2017
De Vere West One, London

Facilitated by Christopher Fincken; Chairman of the UK Caldicott Guardian Council 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 6 March 2017, Friday 24 March 2017, Friday 19 May 2017, Monday 19 June 2017, Monday 17 July 2017, Friday 6 October 2017, Friday 3 November 2017, Wednesday 6 December 2017, Friday 15 December 2017

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Transforming Mental Health Services for Children & Young Adults

Monday 30 January 2017
De Vere West One, London

This conference is aimed at all mental health 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 current 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.

Reducing Restrictive Practice & Interventions

Reducing Restrictive Practice & Interventions

Friday 3 February 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on developing positive and proactive care, reducing the need and use of restrictive interventions in health and mental health services. The conference will cover all forms of restraint practice and how they can be reduced in your service. Through national and legal updates, extended sessions and case studies the conference will provide a practical guide to developing and implementing a restrictive intervention reduction programme in practice.

Masterclass: Individual Management Reviews for Domestic Homicide Reviews & the use of Root Cause Analysis

Masterclass: Individual Management Reviews for Domestic Homicide Reviews & the use of Root Cause Analysis

Tuesday 7 February 2017
Doubletree, Hilton London, West End, London

The purpose of a Domestic Homicide Review (DHR) is to identify improvements that should be made regarding how professionals and organisations work together to safeguard victims. The overriding aim is to prevent domestic violence homicide and to improve services for all domestic violence victims and their children. Individual agencies provide Individual Management Reviews (IMR) to Domestic Homicide Review Panels.  This course will provide those agencies that have been asked to provide an IMR with a methodology to ensure that the aims of a DHR are met and service improvements can be made. 

Masterclass: Complaints Handling & Response Letters

Masterclass: Complaints Handling & Response Letters

Wednesday 8 February 2017
Doubletree, Hilton London, West End, London

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.  

Domestic Violence and Adult Safeguarding

Domestic Violence and Adult Safeguarding

Friday 3 March 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Aimed at all members of the multi agency domestic violence safeguarding team this conference will focus on identifying and preventing domestic violence, and the safeguarding role in assessing and managing the risk to vulnerable adults. There will be a look at working in partnership with the police and information sharing and governance around domestic violence cases.

The New Care Models for Integrating Health and Social Care through EHCH, PACS & MCPs

The New Care Models for Integrating Health and Social Care through EHCH, PACS & MCPs

Monday 27 March 2017
De Vere West One, London

Follow the conference in Twitter ##Integratedcare This one day conference is aimed at to health and social care leaders involved in the planning of population based healthcare, a concept that should underpin services delivered via multi-speciality community providers (MCP), primary and acute care systems (PACS) and accountable care organisations (ACO) and focuses on how organisations can successfully integrate health and social care practices to give better continuity and consistence in care, reduce readmissions, save costs and improve patient experience. Through national updates and learning from vanguard case studies of new care models, delegates will receive practical information on how they can achieve a solid integrated system within their own organisation and workforce in line with the vision of the Five Year Forward View. “The new care model vanguards are delivering real change for patients and staff. Working with clinicians and the people who use their services, they are developing a blueprint for the future of NHS and care services across England. They’re being led locally, but with national support to help them move forward at pace and to unlock barriers that get in their way”. Samantha Jones Director - New Care Models Programme NHS England

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Masterclass: The Use of Restrictive Interventions: The legal framework

Wednesday 29 March 2017
Doubletree, Hilton London, West End, London

Enhanced observations, physical restraint, mechanical restraint, manual restraint, rapid tranquilisation, searches, se-clusion and long-term segregation are all considered to be restrictive interventions and should be used with appropri-ate policies and procedures in place. It is important that restrictive interventions are used appropriately, legally and ethically and also part of a care programme aimed at reducing the interventions. This one day masterclass will be run by a practising Mental Health care lawyer and will give delegates the opportunity to raise issues and concerns specific to their own practice.

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in Mental Health Services

Tuesday 25 April 2017
De Vere West One, London

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Masterclass: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Monday 19 June 2017
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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