Mental Capacity Act Training.

Two more free training days.   If you or a relative are likely to be affected by the Mental Capacity Act then it would be a positive idea to take advantage of training.

 THE PAN GWENT CONSORTIUM FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 PRESENT TWO WORKSHOPS:

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005
AWARENESS RAISING FOR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND USER AND CARER GROUPS.

The Workshops provide an opportunity for voluntary organizations and user and carer groups to explore the Act and Code of Practice and its implications and to prepare to lead sessions on the Act with their own staff teams

WORKSHOP 1.    6 MARCH 2008, 11.00 AM – 3.00 PM
VENUE: GAVO, TY DERWEN, CHURCH ROAD, NEWPORT

WORKSHOP 2.   19 MARCH 2008 11.00 AM – 3.00 PM
VENUE: LEARNING ACTION CENTRE, ALMA STREET, ABERTILLERY NP13 1YL

Facilitator: Gabe Conlon

Gabe Conlon is an experienced social care trainer and management consultant who has delivered the POVA Train the Trainer workshops for several agencies in S E Wales. His company Practice Solutions has been commissioned by the Pan Gwent Consortium to support implementation of the Act

Gabe will present an overview of the Act and Code of Practice and explore the implications of the act for vulnerable adults, their carers and the services they receive. He will particularly focus on the implications for domiciliary, day, residential and nursing services and introduce provider managers to material which will assist them to cascade his training to their staff

The Workshops are WAG funded and no charge will be made for attendance.

Allocation of places per workshop: 20

Lunch will be provided

For further information please contact Sheila Mann on 01633 414600 or e-mail Sheila.mann@newport.gov.uk

Why miss this opportunity? – go with a friend.

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