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Decision Making and Mental Capacity Implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance

Friday 14 September 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Decision Making and Mental Capacity Implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance
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This conference focuses on implementing the 2018 NICE Guidance on Decision Making and Mental Capacity and improving the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act in Practice in line with the new recommendations. The Guideline is currently in Draft form and is due to be published in its final form in May 2018.

“This NICE guideline has been commissioned by the Department of Health as a result of historic concerns raised by the Care Quality Commission. The Care Quality Commission identified serious issues with the practical implementation of the Mental Capacity Act.” Decision-making and mental capacity: NICE guideline short version DRAFT (December 2017)

Benefits of attending: This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve MCA implementation in practice
  • Understand the national context and implications of the new NICE guidance
  • Develop your skills in supporting people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so
  • Understand how to effectively keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process
  • Improve your understanding of the legal framework including the Law Commissions proposals for the new system of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards  
  • Meet the new standards with mental capacity assessments
  • Improve your skills in Best Interests Assessment under the New NICE Guidance
  • Improve advance care planning practice including condition specific care planning
  • Ensure adherence and monitoring against the new standards in your service
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

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