Specialism: Adult Services, Children and families, Mental Health
Location: England: East, England: East Midlands, England: Isle of Wight, England: London, England: South East, England: South West, England: West Midlands
Experienced Independent Social Worker & qualified Best Interests Assessor with experience in most areas of adult social care. I have a particular interest in Mental Capacity Assessments (both inside and outside the scope of the Mental Capacity Act), Care Needs Assessments, Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Best Interests Assessments. I have experience undertaking deprivation of liberty assessments for children aged 16 - 18.
I work with: Advocacy, Coaching/ mentoring of social workers, Compliance, Court assessments, Direct work with families and carers, Direct work with service users, Expert witness, Inter-agency working, Local authority departments, Private/ independent sector, Solicitors, Training and tutoring, Voluntary sector
MSC Social Work
Professional registrations: Social Work England
I can be instructed by health and local authorities, solicitors and private clients to complete mental capacity, deprivation of liberty and care assessments.