Mental Capacity & Mental Health Law & Practice - The Key Developments

Mental Capacity & Mental Health Law & Practice - The Key Developments


8 Nov 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 11:30 AM

With a SmartPlan £144

With a Season Ticket £160

Standard price £320

All prices exclude VAT
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
1.5 hours
Group bookings
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This virtual classroom seminar will provide an outline of recent developments in key legal themes affecting health and social care practice for mental health lawyers. It will include practical examples, case studies and the opportunity to test learning in breakout sessions.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive course will cover the following:

  • Changes in the way capacity assessments should be undertaken and reported
    • What is an impairment
    • How to deal with fluctuating capacity
    • What is relevant information?
  • Treatment under the Mental Health Act
    • What is appropriate treatment
    • Covert medication
    • The limits of treatment under the Act
  • Managing disputes about best interests
    • Serious medical treatment cases
    • Evidence, agreements and injunctions

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.