Kent Community Health NHS Foundation are holding their next multi agency Academic Session entitled ‘Contemporary issues in Mental Health (including Dementia) and Learning Disability on Wednesday 26th September 12.30-16.30pm, Godmersham Village Hall,Canterbury Road, CT4 7DR
They are keen to hear from any of our KSS LD CoP members who may be available to present within this subject area.
Although they cannot reimburse for your time or travel they do offer lunch.
Anyone interested please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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SCIE is hosting a webinar to discuss the forthcoming changes to the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act, and how the interface between the two may change as the laws are amended.
A distinguished panel of policy and practice expertise in both the MCA and the MHA will help practitioners, academics and others reflect on the important changes in how people’s rights are protected at vulnerable points in their lives.
Confirmed panel members include;
Ilora Finlay, Baroness Finlay of Llandaff – Welsh doctor, professor of palliative medicine, and an Independent Crossbench member of the House of Lords
Rachel Griffiths – National Professional Advisor to the CQC on the Mental Capacity Act and a MCA and Human rights specialist.
Mark Trewin – Mental Health Social Care Advisor to the DoHSC and NHSE for the Mental Health Act Review and the Joint Special Interest Group Lead for Social Care and Social Work with the Positive Practice Collaborative for Mental Health.
Steve Gilbert – A Vice Chair of the Mental Health Act Review and Serious Mental Illness Living Experience Consultant.
More info and register here. Note online recording available on the website after.