Mental Capacity Act / Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA/DoLS)

Betsey Lau-Robinson

Betsey Lau-Robinson

Henry Gilfillan

Henry Gilfillan

Chair: Henry Gilfillan
Vice Chair: Betsey Lau-Robinson

Membership: This Community of Practice is open to Local Authority and NHS representatives in London with a role or responsibility relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and/or its Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

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Key Aims for 2016/17

  • To work with universities in order to provide training courses for BIAs in order to manage DoLS and legal timescales
  • To ensure consistent Mental Capacity Assessments and Best Interest decision recording across London Council
  • To work with the Department of Health on MCA and DoLS policy
  • To ensure consistent MCA and DoLS policies across London
  • To develop good practice across London with regards to legal, case law and safeguarding
  • To report MCA/DoLS trends in a Safeguarding Adults Annual Report
  • MCA/DoLS Terms of Reference

 

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Future meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
23/07/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
MCA / DoLS Network
London Councils, London

 

Past meetings and events

Date/Time Event Notes
13/03/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCA/DoLS Network - March 2018
London Councils, London
21/02/2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCA / DoLS & Court of Protection Training
30/01/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
MCA Follow-up Workshop
14/12/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCA/DoLS Network - December 2017
London Councils, London
08/09/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCA/DoLS Network - September 2017
London Councils, London
10/05/2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCA/DoLS Network - May 2017
London Councils, London
30/11/2016
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Social Work Practice with people experiencing controlling and coercive behaviour

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