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Liberty Protection Safeguards: Implementation of the 2019 Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act

Monday 23 Sep 2019

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

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The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 received Royal Assent on the 16th May 2019, this legislation will introduce a new model for authorising deprivations of liberty in care replacing DoLs with the Liberty Protection Safeguards. The new law will come into force in October 2020 running alongside the DoLs for the first year.

“The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 has now received Royal Assent and become law. The legislation provides for the repeal of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) contained in the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), and their replacement with a new scheme called the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)... The government has not yet announced the date on which the legislation will come into force. But it is possible that this could take place in Spring 2020. The government has confirmed that for up to a year the DoLS system will run alongside the LPS to enable those subject to DoLS to be transferred to LPS in a managed way.”

Tim Spencer-Lane, lawyer, Law Commission, Community Care May 2019


This conference, which will be chaired by Alex Ruck Keene Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers & Former Consultant, Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Project, The Law Commission will update delegates on the implications of the new Act and the implementation of the Liberty Protection Safeguards in your service.


This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to move from DoLS to Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • Reflect on national developments and understand the implications of the 2018 Mental Capacity Amendment Act
  • Improve the way you manage Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards in the interim
  • Understand what the legal and practical implications of the new system will be and the preparation you will need to do 
  • Reflect on how you can consider restrictions of people’s liberties as part of their overall care package
  • Understand how you can improve outcomes for service users
  • Identify key strategies for improving process and practice with regard to assessments and authorisations
  • Ensure you are up to date with the implications for your service
  • Reflect on case studies from councils, health services and an end life care service
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence


We are also running this event on 5th December 2019 at The Studio Conference Centre, Manchester 
https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/liberty-protection-safeguards-dec

Chair and Speakers Include:

Alex Ruck Keene

Barrister & Consultant, Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty, The Law Commission

Tim Spencer Lane

Lawyer
Formerly of the Law Commission for England and Wales

Linsey Craik

Head of Adult Safeguarding and Liberty Protection Safeguards, Mental Capacity, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards & Safeguarding, Social Care Oversight, Care and Transformation Directorate, Department of Health and Social Care

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact katiej@hc-uk.org.uk for prices and further information, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

Location
De Vere West One is located on Portland Street and is a 10 minute walk for Great Portland Street Underground station and a 5 minute walk from Oxford Circus
By Rail
De Vere West One is just a five minutes’ walk from Oxford Circus tube (Central, Victoria, and Bakerloo), Bond street (Jubilee) and a 10 minute walk from Great Portland Street tube (Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan) and Marylebone station.
By Road
Portland Place is just north of Oxford Circus. The nearest NCP car park is approximately 300 yards away. Follow the A4201 past De Vere West One taking the second left turning onto Weymouth Street, then take the second left onto Weymouth Mews.
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Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities

£365.00

(£438.00)

Voluntary sector & charities

£300.00

(£360.00)

Commercial organisations

£495.00

(£594.00)

(Prices in brackets include VAT)

Discounts

Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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