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UKABIF Seminar Capacity Issues and Acquired Brain Injury


July 2015

10am - 4.35pm
Thompsons Solicitors
Congress House, Great Russell Street, London

Capacity Issues for People with Acquired Brain Injury

10.00 – 10.45 Assessing Capacity
Dr Neil Brooks, Psychologist, Rehab Without Walls

10.45 – 11.30 Professional vs Lay Deputies

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee

12.00 – 12.45 Authorised Visitors
Diana Gordon, SRN;CSS;DMS;LLB(hons) Independent Visitor AIV(UK)

12.45 – 1.30 Clinical Aspects
Dr Julian Harriss, Consultant in Neuro-rehabilitation Medicine,
Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation

1.30 – 2.15 LUNCH

2.15 – 3.00 Deprivation of liberty: key cases and guidance one year
after Cheshire West
Kate Egerton, Solicitor, Leigh Day

3.00 – 3.45 When words do not work
– Mr Jakub Vajner (Client)
– Ms Liz Williamson (Speech and Language Therapist)
– Miss Kaitlyn Martinson (Speech and Language Therapy Assistant)

3.45 – 4.30 Who Decides and How Should Decisions be Made
Bill Braithwaite, QC, Exchange Chambers

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