Helen Kelsall

Helen is a qualified social worker, with many years experience working in mental health services, most recently as a Senior Practitioner in an assessment and treatment team carrying out Approved Mental Health Professional and Best Interests Assessor Work. She also has a Counselling qualification and has a particular interest in the therapeutic side to social work practice. She is now works as an Independent Social Worker and Trainer. Helen is involved in carrying out independent Best Interest Assessor Work under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, undertaking assessments with homeless people experiencing mental health problems; developing policy documents in this field and providing clinical advice and support to a registered care home for people with mental health difficulties.