Luke Clements Carers Rights and 2014 Act

Action for Carers and Carers’ Voice are excited to announce a day for carers to hear about their rights - September 11 2018 

Luke Clements is a solicitor and Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at Leeds School of Law. He has a wealth of expertise and experience and is coming to Oxfordshire on 11th September. If you are looking after a relative or friend in an unpaid capacity, this event will increase awareness of your rights.

Tuesday 11 September 2018
Registration from 10.00am
sandwiches will be provided for those who register
Please feel free to come for the morning or afternoon or both sessions
Venue: Stratfield Brake, Frieze Way, Kidlington OX5 1UP
Please register for this event and your preference for  the whole event or just half a day if that suits you better. Please register by emailing Tracey Desmond on& or calling 01235 520463.  

Day program

10.00am Registration
10.30am Introductions
10.40am The Care Act 2014 & the amended Children Act 1989: overview
11.00am The importance of evidence and ‘onuses’ -
11.20am The emerging role of the well-being principle
11.40am Break
11.55am Assessing ‘adults in need’ and adult carers
12.15pm Determining eligibility: adults ‘in need’ and adult carers
12.40pm Care Plans and support options (e.g. short breaks)
1.00pm Lunch.
1.30pm Challenging inadequate or reduced care packages.
2.00pm Parent Carers: assessments and support (including transitional rights – i.e. when the disabled child becomes an adult).
2.25 pm General discussion including questions on associated legal topics e.g. NHS Continuing Care and carers; carers of people supported under the Mental Health Act 1983;
3.00 pm Feed-back and close.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:00