Edge is delighted to announce that bookings for our next Conference are now open. Our 2020 DoLS conference will also cover the Liberty Protection Safeguards
The DoLS & LPS Conference will consider topics that will address both present DoLS issues and also look to the future and consider the impact of LPS.
Confirmed speakers are listed below:
Lord Don Touhig
Lord Touhig was a prominent Peer involved in the passage of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019 through Parliament. He argued passionately in Parliament for improvements to safeguard vulnerable people and will give an opening address to the conference.
Steven is CQC Reviewer and co author of The DoLS Handbook. He was involved in providing guidance and training to Peers. Steven will provide an overview of the new rules under the Liberty Protection Safeguards and updates on the progress of the Code of Practice and regulations.
Victoria Butler-Cole QC
Victoria is a leading QC in the area of mental capacity law and will provide a DoLS case law update. She will outline the case law that is still likely to be relevant under LPS.
Dr Camilla Parker
Camilla is an expert on child law and policy. Camilla will provide an overview of the law around the deprivation of liberty of young people and how this particular group will be affected by LPS.
Voiceability are a prominent IMCA service provider and have been heavily involved in guiding Peers on the subject of advocacy under LPS. They will discuss the present challenges to the IMCA service and how this might be impacted by the introduction of LPS
Aasya F Mughal
Aasya is a Barrister and co author of The DoLS Handbook. She was involved in providing guidance and writing draft clauses for Peers. Aasya will chair the day and facilitate a quiz for the audience to participate in and test their knowledge.
Please note: the topics selected will be directly relevant for DoLS Assessors and a certificate will be issued to those that attend the whole day to reflect this.
Pricing £155 plus VAT (£186)
10% discount for groups of 10 or more in one booking (call 07341 277487).
This includes a conference booklet, a certificate, refreshments, and a sandwich lunch.
Venue The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, Central London WC2A (Nearest underground stations – Chancery Lane, Holborn & Blackfriars)
If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07341 277487
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