The NEW East Midlands Region supported by Wilson Browne Solicitors are holding a Practitioners Knowledge Day suitable for all Local Authorities, Social Workers, Solicitors, Charities and anyone providing services to those with a lack of capacity.
Venue: Kettering Park Hotel & Spa, Kettering, NN15 6XT (Link – Google Maps)
Date: Thursday 7th November 2019
Registration: 9.15 am
Keynote Speaker: Denzil Lush, Trustee of Action on Elder Abuse & former Senior Judge of the Court of Protection
- COP & best interests from the Local Authority’s perspective
- The role of mediation in the COP
- The Liberty Protection Safeguards
- Attorney Bonds
- Assessing Capacity
Download the outline for the day here: COPPA Programme
Free to attend for CoPPA members £70 for non-members £35 for charities.
Founded in Manchester in 2012, CoPPA has grown nationally and now hosts several sub-regional groups.
- We promote a forum for discussion
- We ascertain and represent views of members in relation to their professional interests
- We protect and promote the efficiency of Courts in England and Wales in dealing with matters relating to the Court of Protection
- We help further the understanding and development of the Court of Protection and Mental Capacity and Mental Health Law
- We develop the facility in England and Wales for the conduct of cases in the Court of Protection
- We develop the advancement of education of the public and to further and improve the knowledge of all persons involved and interested in the law and practice of relating to Court of Protection and Mental Health and Mental Capacity issues
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About CoPPA East Midlands
Working in the East Midlands to promote good practice, the sharing of knowledge and expertise in the field of mental health, Court of Protection and capacity.
The East Midlands group has a newly appointed committee and is looking forward to launching the group later on this year. The aim is to provide a programme of events for practitioners working in area of mental incapacity, supporting people living with dementia and possibly with clients with more complex needs such as acquired brain injury.
More information about CoPPA East Midlands