An Introduction to Social Care

Browne Jacobson


Monday 27 April 2015, 9.30am – 1.00pm, Browne Jacobson, Nottingham

Presented by Bevan Brittan and Browne Jacobson

Seminar overview

This seminar will look at the developments in the role of local authorities following the Care Act 2014. It will also cover DOLS, the Mental Health Ac t and the Mental Capacity Act.

It is provided at an introductory level and no previous experience of Social Care is necessary

Topics to be covered include:

  • An introduction to the Care Act
  • An introduction to The Mental Health Act
  • An introduction to the Mental Capacity Act
  • An introduction to DOLS

Duration: Half a day (3 CPD points) including lunch

Speaker profiles:

Olwen is a Partner at Bevan Brittan and the firm’s lead in local government law. She is a former Corporate Director and Monitoring Officer, Head of Legal Services and has also served as a Chief Executive with a regional local government organisation. Currently she holds office as a Non-Executive Director of an Acute NHS Health Trust where she is Vice Chair and chairs the Quality and Safety Committee. During her many years of practical experience; she has advised senior officers and members on complex strategic as well as legal matters, therefore combining legal knowledge with the awareness of strategic decision making. Due to her senior local government experience and her involvement with the NHS, she is leading on the Integration agenda between health and social care as this experience has given her an inside view on the matters involved. Finally she has been named Partner of the Year by the Birmingham Law Society in 2013

Robin Constable, Browne Jacobson specialises in health and social care law, including Court of Protection work, Mental Capacity and Mental Health Acts, as well as community care, funding disputes and judicial review.

How to book

To book a place on this seminar please contact Julie Scheller on 0845 272 5701 or email julie.scheller@freeths.co.uk

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