Matching the rhetoric of rights with reality
10 February 2017, London
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The Care Act 2014 was billed as the ‘most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years, putting people and their carers in control of their care and support’. Now that it has had time to bed down, the LAG Community Care Conference 2017 considers the progress made to achieving this ambition: whether the political rhetoric has been matched by the reality on the ground.
- Professor Luke Clements
- Paul Bowen QC
- Richard Gordon QC
- Stephen Knafler QC
- Steve Broach Carolyn Goodall
- Emily Holzhausen
- Steve Hynes
- Michael Mandelstam
- Sophy Miles
- Alex Ruck Keene
The conference brings together leading experts in this field who will provide an overview of the new legal scheme and details of case law and policy developments since the Act came into force in April 2015.
9.25 Conference open Steve Hynes,Legal Action Group
9.30 Opening address Stephen Knafler QC, Landmark Chambers
10.05Master Classes A
1. Challenging cuts in care packages – Steve Broach, Monckton Chambers and Jamie Burton, Doughty Street Chambers
2.Carers and the legal landscape – Emily Holzhausen, Carers UK
11.10 Keynote address
Matching rhetoric with reality – Luke Clements, Cerebra Professor of Law at Leeds University
11.45Master Classes B
3. Charging and the future of paying for care – Carolyn Goodall
4. Safeguarding adults – Michael Mandelstam
13.30The Care Act 2014 – is it working?
Discussion, questions and comment (with morning speakers on Panel)
14.15Master Classes C
5. NHS Continuing Healthcare law – Luke Clements, Cerebra Professor of Law at Leeds University
6. Care services and people from abroad – Stephen Knafler QC, Landmark Chambers
15.15 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DolS) and the Care Act 2014 Duties
Paul Bowen QC, Brick Court Chambers, Sophy Miles, Doughty Street Chambers and Alex Ruck Keene, 39 Essex Chambers
16.15 Closing keynote Richard Gordon QC, Brick Court Chambers
Please note this programme is liable to change.
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Who should attend:
Legal aid practitioners, human rights lawyers, health and social care lawyers, advisers, local authority social services and legal departments, health authorities and NHS trust managers, residential care managers, directors of public health, disability rights organisations, non-governmental organisations and charities.