Current Courses

I am always happy to develop bespoke courses to meet particular needs. Please contact me.

All courses are 1 day unless otherwise stated. All courses can currently be offered virtually via Zoom or MS Teams, as an alternative to face to face.

Law for Social Care and Health

Adult Safeguarding (all courses incorporate Making Safeguarding Personal)

  • Undertaking Safeguarding Enquiries (2-day, 1-day refresher available)
  • Report Writing for Adult Safeguarding
  • Chairing Adult Safeguarding Meetings
  • Minute Taking in Adult Safeguarding
  • Safeguarding for Registered Managers (1 or 2-day versions available)
  • Legal Literacy for Adult Safeguarding (Specialist course available as 2-day course or series of 6 webinar) – covers full range of potential legal options in complex cases and detailed consideration of options in specialist areas including self-neglect, modern slavery, domestic abuse, executive capacity and more

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty

  • Introduction to the MCA (1/2 day)
  • MCA Refresher (1/2 day)
  • Mental Capacity Act - legal update (1/2 day)
  • BIA refresher training
  • Capacity Assessment in practice (1/2 day)
  • Best Interests decision making (1/2 day)
  • Applying to the Court of Protection to authorise Deprivation of Liberty
  • DOLS (Awareness) (1/2 day)
  • DOLS signatory training
  • MCA and Deprivation of Liberty for Children’s and Transition workers
  • Liberty Protection Safeguards (Awareness)
  • Liberty Protection Safeguards in Depth (BIA to AMCP conversion) (2-day)
  • Liberty Protection Safeguards Authoriser training

Care Act

  • Care Act (Overview and key provisions in depth)
  • Transitions (Covers Care Act, SEND and Health, including MH services)
  • Ordinary Residence (1/2 day)
  • Charging and Financial Assessment

Mental Health Act

  • s.117 Aftercare (1/2 day)
  • Nearest Relative (1/2 day)

Also available

  • Legal Literacy for Adult Social Care (1/2 day or 1 day) – overview/refresher of essential law for adult social care
  • Human Rights in Social Care and Health (adults and children)


  • Autism Tier 2 (Covers Core Capabilities Framework revision of Tier 1 and Tier 2 elements relevant to social care)
  • Autism Tier 3 (Covers Core Capabilities Framework Tier 3 elements relevant to social care)

    Taken together, Autism Tier 2 and Autism Tier 3 provide full coverage of BASW Capabilities Statement for Social Work with Autistic Adults (and will cover BASW Capabilities Statement for Social Work with Autistic Children when it is published)

  • Communicating with less verbal children/adults (1/2 day) (Covers all disabilities)
  • Sensory Workshop (1/2 day)
  • Managing aggressive and/or severe self-injurious behaviour
  • Autism and the Criminal Justice System
  • Autism, Best Interests and Deprivation of Liberty (1/2 day)

Also Available (please enquire for detailed discussion of your needs)

  • Specialist autism training for education settings
  • Specialist autism training for health settings