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Keeping Adults Safe: Mental Capacity Roadshow

  • Start Date: 5th March 2018, 14:00

The Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) received Royal Assent in 2016 and implementation work, including drafting of a Code of Practice, is currently ongoing.

There is a need for organisations to look towards the implementation of this act and consider impact on practice, including in the area of adult safeguarding.

These roadshow events are funded by the Health and Social Care Board.  They are for practitioners and managers in community, voluntary, faith and independent sector organisations and will help participants to explore:

•          Key facts and misconceptions about mental capacity and consent.

•          The interface of these concepts with the regional adult safeguarding policy and procedures.

•          Impact on practice of the Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016.


Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis and are limited to a maximum of 5 per organisation.


Time: 2.00pm - 3.30pm

Location: Lisburn Library, Linenhall Street, Lisburn BT28 1FJ

Cost: FREE


Cancellation policy

Should you need to cancel your booking, no charge will be applied if written notice is received 5 working days before the course. Volunteer Now regrets that if written notice is received less than 5 working days before the course, you will be charged the full cost of the course. Volunteer Now reserves the right to cancel a course at any time. Once you receive your confirmation email, no further reminders will be issued.

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