UNCRPD: what UN earth? - EDINBURGH, Legal Services Agency Ltd, Thursday, 26. November 2020

LSA in conjunction with Sandra McDonald, EX-PG Ltd
You’ve heard of these letters but what do they really mean? We are required to respect the values enshrined in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities but what are they, and what do they mean for my practice?
This course, suitable for anyone working with any person with a disability but particularly aimed at those working with those working with adults with incapacity, sets out the UNCRPD ‘science bit’ in easy to follow language then uses real case examples for you to study the practical application.
CPD 2.5 hours
Registration and Coffee 9:30am
PEAT Outcome - Relevant legal knowledge
Repeated in Glasgow on 17th June 2020 
Maximum 25 delegates
PARTICIPANTS
This seminar is aimed at those working within mental health law.
SPEAKER
Sandra McDonald, EX-PG (formerly Public Guardian for Scotland)
Sandra offers independent mental capacity/incapacity advice and training, drawing on her 14 years experience as Public Guardian for Scotland.  She holds qualifications in law, public sector management and nursing. She is currently working with the Scottish Government team, progressing changes to the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.
Sandra is trustee of the Dementia Services Trust and the Lewy Body [dementia] Society, is a Board Member of Garvald Edinburgh (a charity offering creative opportunities and support for people with learning disabilities). She is a specialist advisor to the Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law at Napier University and to Action on Elder Abuse Scotland.
Her website  more detail about Sandra and her EX-PG services.
PROGRAMME 
9.30-10.00  Registration and Coffee 
10.00-10.15  General background to UNCRPD
10.15-10.45  Supported Decision Making
10.45-11.15  Case Study
11.15-11.45  Rights, will and preference
11.45-12.15  Case study
12.15-12.30  Q&A

Thursday, 26. November 2020, Legal Services Agency Ltd, UNCRPD: what UN earth? - EDINBURGH

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