Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group: Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena Seminar
|Date:||12 December 2019|
|Time:||12:00 - 1:30pm|
|Venue:||Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon|
|CPD hrs:||1.5 hours|
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LVSWPG enquiries: email@example.com or phone 0402 984 959
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This meeting is proudly organised by the Latrobe Valley Social Work Practice Group (LVSWPG).
To provide a space for social workers in the Latrobe Valley to network, strengthen their social work identity and promote the social work profession.
To see more information or get involved visit the LVSWPG web page
Who should attend?
Social workers and social work students who are eligible for AASW membership.
Legal Issues of Capacity in the Health Arena
Slater and Gordon Lawyers
Capacity is defined from legal and medical perspectives and how it relates to informed consent for adults and minors. An explanation of the different powers of attorney and how they apply pre and post 01/09/15 is provided. The role of VCAT for Guardianship and Administration orders and the role of the ‘person responsible’ are discussed. Advanced care planning and end of life decisions are explored, including the new Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act.
Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon
Tutorial Room 1, 1st floor, Monash Education Precinct, Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon
The Monash Education Precinct is the circular section in light purple on the map - http://www.lrh.com.au/important-info/lrh-information/hospital-map
Parking is available by taking the first entrance into Latrobe Regional Hospital.
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No cost to attend.
1.5 CPD hours. Category 2: Skills and Knowledge/Practice Group Discussions
Non-AASW members welcome to attend.
A light lunch will be provided to celebrate end of year festivities and our 2019 sponsorship with Slater and Gordon.
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