Best Interests Assessors Legal Update (Annual Refresher) – 25 February 2021 ** VIA LIVE WEBINAR**
This one day 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 :
- Coronavirus Guidance – overview and impact on the MCA and DoLS
- Remote assessments- guidance and case law
- Coronavirus and DoLS – case law
- Best interests during the pandemic
- DoLS appeals (s21A) – case law
- Assessing mental capacity – recent case law
- Representatives: the role of the BIA – case law
- The acid test – latest case law
- Case studies
- Liberty Protection Safeguards – brief overview
- DoLS Quiz
- Discussion Points
The course will be delivered by Aasya Mughal
Aasya is a barrister and director of Edge Training & Consultancy Ltd. She was called to the Bar in 2003 and has provided legal representation for individuals and businesses in civil litigation cases and for patients in appeals against their detention under the Mental Health Act. Aasya also gained considerable experience as an in-patient advocate working with detained patients on a number of mental health wards and also appeared before the Court of Protection in this role.
Aasya has volunteered for the human rights organisation Liberty providing legal information and advice to the public on human rights law and also volunteers her time to deliver training to families on the Mental Capacity Act through Edge. Most recently, she has been providing guidance to charities and members of the House of Lords on the Liberty Protection Safeguards including the drafting of amendments to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill (now Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019).
She is co-author of a smartphone App, three books and four wall charts on the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards used by local authorities, hospitals, advocacy groups, universities and lawyers. These books are highly reviewed on Amazon.
Includes all course materials and a certificate. Webinar access details will be emailed direct to delegate upon completion of your booking.
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