Best Interests Assessors Legal Update (Annual Refresher) 10th June 2019 – SOLD OUT
This course aims to provide an essential update on case law in relation to the role of the BIA.
- Consider the latest DoLS news, research and guidance
- Examine the latest case law relevant to DoLS and the BIA role
- Reflect on how the information covered affects BIA practice
Programme- the day will include the following key topics which may be subject to some minor amendments to reflect the latest case law and guidance at the time of delivery :
- Consent > MCA > Restraint > DoLS
- London Safeguarding Boards and Local Government Ombudsman report
- CQC annual DoLS report
- Case law: European Court of Human Rights and DoLS
- Case studies – DoLS in practice
- Deprivation of Liberty – ECHR onwards
- Cheshire West, Supreme Court ruling – revisited
- Case law: life-saving treatment and DoLS
- DoLS appeals – Section 21A applications – overview and research findings
- Case law: covert medication to manage behaviour and DoLS
- National DoLS stats and trends
- Case law: Available options and the best interests assessment
- Assessment of risk – necessary and proportionate
- Case law: latest DoLS case law and summary
- Case law: domestic DoL or Community deprivation of liberty
- Case law: Community Treatment Orders (CTO) and DoLS
- The future: a new DoLS
The course will be delivered by Aasya Mughal
Aasya is a barrister and director of Edge. She has provided legal representation for individuals and businesses in civil law matters in the county courts including landlord and tenant proceedings. She also has previously gained considerable experience as an in-patient advocate, working with detained patients on a number of mental health wards and has appeared before the Court of Protection in this role.
She is co-author of three books, an App and three wall charts on the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and DoLS used by local authorities, hospitals, universities and lawyers. She has also provided legal information and advice to the public on human rights law through the organisation Liberty on a pro bono basis.
Includes all course materials, certificate and refreshments. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email email@example.com or call 07341 277487.
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