MacKay Hannah

Reform of Adults with Incapacity Law in Scotland: Understanding and shaping what is coming next


0830-0930 Registration and Refreshments
0930-0935 Chair's Opening Remarks
Sandra McDonald, Director, EX-PG Ltd (and former Public Guardian for Scotland)
Session One: Where We Have Come From and Where We Need To Go
0935-0955 Keynote Address
  • Adults with Incapacity Law - Context and history
  • Relationship to broader policy and issues
  • Compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
0955-1005 Question and Answer Session
1005-1025 Statutory Principle on Contravening an Adult's Will and Preferences
1025-1045 Short Term Placement Orders
1045-1105 Question and Answer Session
1105-1125 Refreshments
Session Two: New Rights, Powers and Entitlements
1130-1150 Advanced Directives on Future Health Care Wishes
1150-1210 Liberty Deprivation - Consent in advance
1210-1230 Official Supporters for Adults with Incapacity Making Decisions
1230-1250 Panel Discussion
1250-1350 Lunch
1350-1355 Chair's Welcome Back
Sandra McDonald, former Public Guardian, Office of the Public Guardian (Scotland)
Session Three: Support, Supervision and Structures for Delivery
1355-1415 Graded Guardianship and Finances
1415-1435 Graded Guardianship and Welfare Supervision
1435-1455 Guardianship Orders, Guardian Support and Guardian Supervision 
1455-1515 Panel Discussion
1515 Chair's Closing Remarks

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Excellent programme, very informative and gave me ideas I want to pursue in relation to my work plan.

Margaret Stewart, Lifecare,
Care of Older People in Scotland 2016

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