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Upcoming conferences filtered by subject: Welfare, Communities, Family and Faith
This conference examines the Scottish Government's proposals to reform the Adults with Incapacity Act of 2000. It discusses the planned changes to powers, rights and regulation which will affect how the interests of individuals with incapacity are safeguarded. The conference will assess the implications for Guardians, adults with incapacity and regulators, and for institutions and organisations delivering care and support to adults with incapacity.
Thu 25th Apr 2019
Holiday Inn Edinburgh City West
This conference will examine proposals for the new Consumer Scotland agency. It will look at how it could fit into the existing advisory and regulatory framework of support for consumers and examine how it will use its powers and influence to mandate and advocate for change in marketplaces. It will look at what the focus of its in-depth investigation-led activities may be on issues which are either particular to Scotland or which manifest beyond Scotland but have a unique Scottish dimension.
Tue 30th Apr 2019
Children and Young People's Mental Health in Scotland: Delivering joined-up prevention, intervention and whole community support
This conference discusses the Scottish Government's strategy to transform the provision of child and adolescent mental health services in Scotland. The specific new financial commitments to service expansion and the work of its joint Task Force on Children and Young People's Mental Health - which produced interim recommendations in September 2018 - set the scene for major service and policy developments.
Tue 21st May 2019
Royal Scots Club
This conference focuses on how Scotland can tackle the current challenges in the integration of health and social care and meet our wider health care reform needs reflected in those challenges. It discusses re-balancing the current primacy of hospital based services with the development of a more fit for purpose health care structure, encompassing primary and community based care and meeting the growing demand for management of longer term conditions.
Wed 26th Jun 2019