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autonomy and paternalism

20 September 2016

Ben explains the balance of respecting autonomy, while protecting those who can’t make decisions and explains how this is captured in the five principles of the Mental Capacity Act.

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Upcoming webinars

Care Quality Commission and health & care regulatory update

Carl May-Smith will provide an update on CQC & Competitions & Markets Authority enforcement, a recent Tribunal decision on the registration of learning disability & autism services and the latest in CQC’s review of restraint, seclusion and segregation.

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Legal updates

Consumer law in acquiring elderly care businesses post-Brexit

In November 2018, the UK’s Competition Markets Authority (CMA) issued guidance around consumer law specifically concerning care home providers for elderly people over the age of 65.

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Liberty Protection Safeguards LPS and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards DoLS

It’s officially 1 year until the arrival of Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) on 1 October 2020.

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The countdown to LPS has begun

We're pleased to invite you to our next webinar which will focus on LPS and what it means to you.

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