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A one day course tailored towards the further professional development needs of staff operating as Council Officers, their managers and other key professionals within Forth Valley. Specifically this course will facilitate wider considerations of working with individuals whose impairment(s) may impact on their ability to make decisions about their own health safety or wellbeing, particularly in the context of the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007.

Learning Outcomes

Participants attending this course will be supported:

  • To understand capacity and consent issues as they relate to Adult Support and Protection legislation.
  • To recognize the potential complexities associated with assessment of capacity
  • To identify what aspects of capacity and consent you are able to assess and in what circumstances
  • To identify ways to support assessment of capacity (eg in discussion with other)
  • To identify when to seek specialist assessment of capacity
  • To identify what should be recorded

This course is aimed at:

  • Qualified & registered social workers, occupational therapists or nurses who are already or may be required to act as council officers
  • Team managers who will manage or are managing council officers
  • Other relevant key managers in NHS FV or Police Scotland
Course Date Contact Evelyn McGregor
Venue  Contact Evelyn McGregor
Cost nil

Please phone Evelyn McGregor on 01324 590533 or email for course dates etc.