Mental Capacity Bill discussed at Derry practitioner meeting
The Department of Health issued its draft Mental Capacity Bill for consultation in May 2014. The consultation period finished on 2 September 14. The meeting took this opportunity to discuss with practitioners the main proposals/changes in the Bill, the Law Centre’s response to the consultation, as well as other responses from voluntary/ community group consultees.
Practitioners discussed other topics and cases of interest to them.
When: 10 December 14, 11am to 1pm
Where: Law Centre (NI) Western Area Office, 9 Clarendon Street, L'Derry
Who: community care and mental health legal advisers, advocates, health and social care staff and other interested practitioners.
With: Seán Mc Parland and Caroline Cooley, legal advisers at the Law Centre.