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Older People and Health and Social Care

22 Oct 2015 9:30AM -

Older People and Health and Social Care – Getting the ‘Right’ Approach:
How the including the voices of older people and other human rights-based approaches improve outcomes in health and social care for older people

This conference will bring together leading experts on older people, human rights and health and social care in order to provide an evidence based analysis of key challenges affecting older people in the area of health and social care. This conference is aimed at political representatives, policy makers, those involved in service delivery, academics and older people. Drawing on evidence and expert analysis, including the direct experience of older people, we will identify solutions and recommendations aimed at influencing policy making and service delivery in Northern Ireland.

Venue: Riddel Hall, Queen’s University Belfast
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Adult safeguarding: care versus control

21 Oct 2015 12:00AM -


The seminar will focus on human rights issues in relation to adult safeguarding. In particular, Professor John Williams will discuss the need to balance an individual's right to private family life with the statutory duty of care. He will also explore issues around consent and capacity.

Venue: Room 1.37, School of Sociology, Social Policy & Social Work, 6 College Park, Queen's University Belfast
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