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2019-12-16 Edge Training: BIA Legal Update (Annual Refresher) - London, 16/12/19 This course aims to provide an essential update on case law in relation to the role of the BIA. Learning outcomes: (1) Consider the latest DoLS news, research and guidance; (2) Examine the latest case law relevant to DoLS and the BIA role; (3) Reflect on how the information covered affects BIA practice Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150.00 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2019-12-16 Edge Training: MCA and Tenancy Agreements - London, 16/12/19 This course will consider how staff should assess mental capacity in relation to tenancy agreements and the key case law in this area. It will also consider the legal validity of tenancy agreements signed by, or on behalf of, those lacking capacity; and when people lacking capacity may be placed without a tenancy agreement being in place. Speaker: Aasya Mughal. Cost: £150.00 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-01-24 Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (Manchester, 24/1/20) This one-day course aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-01-30 Edge Training: MHA Admin & Management Skills (London, 30/1/20 and 31/1/20) This course aims to provide mental health administration staff and hospital managers with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively manage the Act in practice. It considers the necessary tools to ensure effective compliance with the legislation and Code of Practice. Speaker: Cassie Finnigan. Cost: £300 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-01-31 Edge Training: BIA Legal Update - Annual Refresher (London, 31/1/20) This course aims to provide an essential update on case law in relation to the role of the BIA. Learning outcomes: (1) Consider the latest DoLS news, research and guidance; (2) Examine the latest case law relevant to DoLS and the BIA role; (3) Reflect on how the information covered affects BIA practice Speaker: Aasya Mughal. Cost: £150.00 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-02-07 Edge Training: DOLS Authorised Signatories Training Course (London, 7/2/20) This course aims to provide guidance on the role of signatories and to update designated signatories in relation to the latest case law around their specific role within the DOLS procedures. Please note: this course is not designed for BIAs but specifically the role of local authority managers acting as authorised signatories. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-02-07 Edge Training: DoLS Mental Health Assessors Annual Refresher Course (London, 7/2/20) This refresher course has been designed to meet the needs of DoLS Mental Health Assessors. It will cover key topics that cause uncertainty or dilemmas for MH Assessors and go over the main basic requirements of this challenging role. Common Mental Health Act and DoLS interface issues will also be addressed such as the law around the provision of mental health treatment under DoLS. Speaker: Aasya Mughal. Cost: £195 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-02-24 Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (London, 24/2/20) This one-day course aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-02-27 Edge Training: Transforming Care (London, 27/2/20) The Transforming Care initiative in learning disability services means community services need to consider the most appropriate legal frameworks for individuals. This one day course aims to enable health and social services staff understand the different legal options for people with a learning disability. It includes the latest applicable case law, in particular around CTOs and conditional discharge. In particular, it considers the options available under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and inherent jurisdiction looking at the criteria, powers and limitations of each. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-02-28 Edge Training: BIA Legal Update - Annual Refresher (London, 28/2/20) This course aims to provide an essential update on case law in relation to the role of the BIA. Learning outcomes: (1) Consider the latest DoLS news, research and guidance; (2) Examine the latest case law relevant to DoLS and the BIA role; (3) Reflect on how the information covered affects BIA practice. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150.00 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-03-02 Edge Training: Annual DOLS and LPS Conference (London, 2/3/20) The DoLS & LPS Conference will consider topics that will address both present DoLS issues and also look to the future and consider the impact of LPS. Speakers: Lord Don Touhig, Steven Richards, Victoria Butler-Cole QC, Dr Camilla Parker, VoiceAbility, Aasya Mughal. Cost: £155 plus VAT (10% discount for groups of 10 or more in one booking). See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-03-06 Edge Training: Level 3 Safeguarding Adults (London, 6/3/20) This one-day Level 3 Safeguarding Adults training course offers delegates the opportunity to explore the legal framework, which underpins safeguarding adults work, and to explore the key challenges that may arise in practice. It will guide the delegates through the safeguarding adults process and focus on making safeguarding personal. Speaker: Dawn Revell. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-03-06 Thalamos: Getting Started in Independent Practice - Best Practice for Psychiatrists (London, 6/3/20) This one-day conference is for all career grades already undertaking or considering undertaking independent or private work of any kind including private clinical practice, section 12 assessments and medico-legal work. The small workshop-style sessions will focus on the practicalities of operating outside the NHS and blending practice. Cost: £180 including VAT. See the Ticket Tailor website for further details and booking information.
2020-03-10 PELT: Becoming a Mental Health Act Administrator - The basics (Hoylake, 10/3/20) This new course is designed to equip new or less experienced MHAAs with the tools to do their job effectively. It will assume little or no knowledge of the MHA. It is designed to equip MHAAs with the necessary evidence-based skills to fulfil their statutory and non-statutory duties as MHAAs on behalf of hospital managers. Price: £125 plus VAT: See Peter Edwards Law Training website for further details and booking information.
2020-03-11 PELT: Advanced course for Mental Health Act Administrators (Hoylake, 11/3/20) "This course assumes basic knowledge and experience and will examine the many demands of the job and provide some effective and legal coping mechanisms. In addition to the MHA, the Code and the Regulations, the course will analyse the relevance and implications of case law. It will also look at how the MCA and DoLs dovetail into the MHA. The course will enable a group of experienced MHAAs to get together and share both the demands of the job and some solutions." Price: £125 plus VAT (£150). See [Price: £125 plus VAT (£150). See Peter Edwards Law Training website for further details and booking information. Peter Edwards Law Training website] for further details and booking information.
2020-03-20 Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (Manchester, 20/3/20) This one-day course aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-03-23 Edge Training: Unconscious Bias (London, 23/3/20) The day provides opportunities to understand and apply the concept of unconscious bias at an individual and organisational level with a focus on health and social care practice. Speaker: Sneha Kilha. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-04-20 Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (London, 20/4/20) This one-day course aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-04-24 Edge Training: Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act Interaction (London, 24/4/20) This course aims to enable health and social care staff to consider the impact of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 on their work and its relationship to the use and application of the Mental Health Act 1983. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-04-27 Edge Training: DOLS Mental Health Assessors Annual Refresher Course (London, 27/4/20) This refresher course has been designed to meet the needs of DoLS Mental Health Assessors. It will cover key topics that cause uncertainty or dilemmas for MH Assessors and go over the main basic requirements of this challenging role. Common Mental Health Act and DoLS interface issues will also be addressed such as the law around the provision of mental health treatment under DoLS. Speaker: Aasya Mughal. Cost: £195 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-05-01 Edge Training: Hoarding and the Law (London, 1/5/20) This one-day interactive course for mental health and social care professionals reviews the different manifestations of hoarding and the possible origins of this behaviour, and then considers a range of possible responses under the law and where each one might be appropriate. Speaker: Simon Foster. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-05-01 Edge Training: Sexual relations, contraception, marriage and restricting contact (London, 1/5/20) This one-day course is designed to enable participants to understand mental capacity in these sensitive areas. Participants will gain awareness of the relevant case law in relation to capacity and (where relevant) best interests decision making. Guidance will be offered on the steps to take where an individual lacks capacity to consent in these areas, to ensure that they are adequately safeguarded, and legal obligations are met. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-05-04 Edge Training: Self Neglect and the Mental Capacity Act (London, 4/5/20) This one-day course aims to enable delegates to consider the application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to cases of self-neglect through the safeguarding adults procedures. It is for all staff involved in contributing to or making safeguarding enquiries where the adult at risk is self-neglecting. This could include social workers, community care officers, social care workers, social care managers, GPs, practice nurses, heads of quality, chief nurses, designated nurses for safeguarding adults, occupational therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists. Speaker: Dawn Revell. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-05-11 Edge Training: AMHP Legal Update (London, 11/5/20) The main aim is to give AMHPs the opportunity to update their legal knowledge and skills regarding their work under the Mental Health Act 1983. This update has a focus on practice dilemmas arising from recent statutory changes as well as case law developments. Speaker: Rob Brown. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-05-15 Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (Manchester, 15/5/20) This one-day course aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-07-03 Edge Training: Sexual relations, contraception, marriage and restricting contact (Manchester, 3/7/20) This one-day course is designed to enable participants to understand mental capacity in these sensitive areas. Participants will gain awareness of the relevant case law in relation to capacity and (where relevant) best interests decision making. Guidance will be offered on the steps to take where an individual lacks capacity to consent in these areas, to ensure that they are adequately safeguarded, and legal obligations are met. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-09-25 Edge Training: Liberty Protection Safeguards (Manchester, 25/9/20) This one-day course aims to provide a detailed analysis of the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The course considers the differences between DoLS and LPS and looks at what the new process will be and who will be affected. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.
2020-11-06 Edge Training: Transforming Care (Manchester, 6/11/20) The Transforming Care initiative in learning disability services means community services need to consider the most appropriate legal frameworks for individuals. This one-day course aims to enable health and social services staff understand the different legal options for people with a learning disability. It includes the latest applicable case law, in particular around CTOs and conditional discharge. In particular, it considers the options available under the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and inherent jurisdiction looking at the criteria, powers and limitations of each. Speaker: Steven Richards. Cost: £150 plus VAT. See Edge website for further details and booking information.