Partnership Working Forum focuses on legal frameworks

Partnership Working Forum: Legal Frameworks and the Secure Pathway

With guest speaker:
Belinda Schwehr, Legal & Training Consultant, Care and Health Law*

Friday 11th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Unit 6, Manston Business Park, Invicta Way, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5FD

This represents the 3rd in our series of Partnership Working Forums, bringing together commissioners, providers, community, crisis and forensic teams across the South East. Following this event, we plan to structure a group letter to Baroness Finlay, Chair of the new National Mental Capacity Act Forum with a view to highlighting the issues faced.

10.30am Registration, tea & coffee

10.45am Denise Banks, Community Living Director, Optima Care: Issues & case studies from a provider perspective

11.00am Belinda Schwehr, Legal & Training Consultant, Care and Health Law: the extent of the problem and the Court of Protection’s inability to respond

12.00pm Open floor: questions and discussion

How to book
Spaces are allocated on a first come, first served basis. To book your place, please contact Suzanne Clarkson on 01843 822 508 or email

*About Belinda:
Belinda has been a lawyer (both a barrister and then a solicitor advocate), a law lecturer at a University and a trainer and consultant specialising in Adults’ Social Care legal framework issues. She authors a website and blog, focused on the Care Act, at