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National IMCA Conference - Booking Form


Exploring a Decade of Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy

We are pleased to be able share full booking details of our national IMCA conference that will be sponsored by Irwin Mitchell.

The conference is open to all those that work within the Mental Capacity field including solicitors, deputies, social workers, best interests assessors and others from the health and social care sector. 

Topics to include:
  • Case law developments - how 'best interests' has been shaped by recent judgements and what this now means.
  • The role of litigation friend - families or IMCAs fulfilling this role - conflict of interest or appropriate independent representation for P?
  • Serious Medical Treatment & PEG feeds - how decisions are approached differently dependent on patient need or diagnosis.
  • Potential Vulnerable Adults Bill - an opportunity to discuss implications, opportunities and reservations.
Please note that we are organising this through EventBrite and so there are 2 separate links to book a place therefore please click on the date you wish to attend:

20th October 2017 - Sheffield  (IMCA Conference North) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/national-imca-conference-2017-tickets-35783384065

10th November 2017 - London (IMCA Conference South) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/national-imca-conference-2017-tickets-35783450263

The final agenda / confirmed speakers for each event will be advertised over the forthcoming weeks. 

Finally, if there is a burning issue you feel needs discussing or exploring or you would like to put yourself forward as a speaker, please do get in touch by replying to this email or contacting Jakki direct on  jakki@empowermentmatters.co.uk or 0151 203 5714



 
 
 



 

 

 

 


 
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