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 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, certificate and refreshments. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.
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