Court of Protection

Overview

The course provides an overview of the workings and approach of the Court of Protection to family disputes, capacity issues, best interests and safeguarding.

How Long is the Course

1 Day

Who is the Course Aimed at?

Social Workers

Learning Outcomes

Following the course the delegates will have:-

  • Gained an overview of the workings and approach of the Court of Protection to family disputes, capacity issues, best interests and safeguarding.
  • Gained an understanding of power of attorney as well as the powers of court appointed deputies
  • Analyse the role of the local authority within the context of the legislation and rules, with particular regard to safeguarding issues
  • Explain legal terminology
  • Learnt an update to recent decisions relevant to local authorities.

Each learner is provided with a comprehensive “workbook” which includes relevant materials, excerpts from the relevant legislation and “bullet point” subject headings. The course itself is taught in an informal, inclusive style. Learners are encouraged to participate, contribute, interrupt and discuss matters and issues arising throughout. The course does not rely upon a “Powerpoint” presentation – each learner is expected to make use of the workbook and take relevant notes as the day progresses.

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