Course Level: Introductory
Course date: 27 April 2018
Venue: Garden Court Chambers
Course Time: 9.15am-5.15 pm
Accreditation: 6 hours CPD
Lecturers’ Names: Karen Ashton
*Free copy of Adult Social Care Law (October 2016) for standard and commercial rate delegates (please see terms and conditions)
Description and brief synopsis
This course provides an overview of the legal framework for the delivery of community care and will draw out some of the implication for practice. It is suitable for lawyers and advisors, and for social care practitioners who are starting out in Community Care work.
•The overarching well-being principle
•The new general duties including the prevention agenda
•National eligibility criteria
•Care and support planning in the new framework – personal budgets and direct payments
•Transition from children to adult services
•NHS Continuing Healthcare
The course will not cover social care legislation in Wales.
Aims and objectives
•To understand the key elements of the Care Act 2014 and the associated regulations and guidance
•To identify and explore some of the potential implications for practice
Lecture format. Case studies and question and answer sessions enable delegates to explore this area of law. Comprehensive course handouts will be distributed to all delegates.
*Please note that the free copy will be dispatched on full payment of the course fees. In the event of LAG having to cancel the course, we will refund the course fees minus £65 to account for the price of the book. Please note the free book is only available to delegates booking on commercial and standard rates.
Details of speakers/trainers
Karen Ashton: Karen Ashton is Head of Public Law and Community Care at Central England Law Centre. She is a leading practitioner in Community Care, co-authors the LAG Community Care update and teaches nationally on a range of Community Care topics
Commercial rate: £215 + VAT - commercial organisations including barristers and solicitors in private practice.
Standard rate: £205 + VAT - statutory and not for profit organisations.
* Please note that the free copy of Adult Social Care Law will be handed out on the day of the course for those delegates who have paid in full only. This offer is only available to delegates booking on the commercial or standard rates.