SCIE Mental Capacity Act / Mental Health Act webinar recording
On Friday 14th September the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) hosted a webinar to discuss the forthcoming changes to the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act. The webinar reflected on the important changes in how people's rights are protected. A panel of policy and practice experts in both pieces of legislation helped practitioners, academics and others reflect on these important changes.
The panel, chaired by SCIE’s practice development manager Hugh Constant, included:
Ilora Finlay, Baroness Finlay of Llandaff - Welsh doctor, professor of palliative medicine, and an Independent Crossbench member of the House of Lords
Rachel Griffiths - National Professional Advisor to the CQC on the Mental Capacity Act and a MCA and Human rights specialist
Mark Trewin - Mental Health Social Care Advisor to the DoHSC and NHSE for the Mental Health Act Review and the Joint Special Interest Group Lead for Social Care and Social Work with the Positive Practice Collaborative for Mental Health
Steve Gilbert - A Vice Chair of the Mental Health Act Review and Serious Mental Illness Living Experience Consultant.