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
10.30am-15.00pm
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& traceydesmond@carersoxfordshire.org.uk 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.

Dates: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 10:00
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