Mental Capacity Act / Mental Health Act webinar recording
September 2018 webinar discussing the forthcoming changes to the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act. The webinar reflects on the important changes in how people's rights are protected. Policy and practice experts help practitioners, academics and others reflect on these important changes.
'This webinar was very useful to my work in the voluntary sector and for my CPD' Social worker
The panel, chaired by SCIE’s practice development manager Hugh Constant, was:
- 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.
SCIE offers information, guidance, and accredited training for care and health staff to support, protect and empower people who may lack capacity.