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Kelsey is a Legal Assistant in our Health Advisory and Inquests team, primarily working on matters within the scope of the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act. Kelsey interacts with health and social care clients, finding solutions for gathering the high level of detail needed for the Courts approval in s.21a and s.16 matters.
Kelsey has extensive experience working with vulnerable people and victims of Modern Slavery having previously spent 3 years as Intelligence Officer for the Gangmasters & Labour Abuse Authority.
Kelsey is involved in the firm’s Disability and Long-Term Conditions network and assisted in the planning of events across Disability History Month 2022. She has recently been elected as an Events Secretary for the Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Division (NJLD) 2023 committee. Outside of the firm, Kelsey is an avid advocate for the Lighthouse Club charity which aims to support those in construction who have fallen on hard times.
A patient with agoraphobia required ultrasound scans and a plan for delivering her baby. Supported the Trust to prepare a care plan and evidence for a Court of Protection application to convey the patient to hospital for tests and scans in pregnancy and to undertake a caesarean section to deliver her baby.
A patient with learning difficulties required a transfer to a new placement due to their needs not being met and the placement being placed under investigation. Supported the Commissioning Body through a period of interim care and advised on detail needed for a Court approved move to a new appropriate placement.
Kelsey undertook a 6 week secondment, assisting the complaints and PALS team, by collating information from internal investigations and responding to complainants.
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