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Healthcare Records and the Vulnerable Adult

  • Montenotte House, COPE Foundation, Montenotte, Cork
  • 9.30 - 5
  • 26 Sep 2014
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Price €55 members/€95 non-members

La Touche Training have been commissioned by the IASW to provide a one day course on healthcare records tailored to meet the needs of social workers who work with vulnerable adults across a range a healthcare settings


Due to popular demand this event will also take place in Sligo on Friday, 7th November and in Dublin on Wednesday, 19th November - watch the events section of the website for further details. IASW members will receive email notifications as event details are updated.  


Price includes refreshments, lunch, course materials & handouts. The member rate has been subsidised by the IASW. 

5.5 CPD points have been awarded for this event

The first part of the day will focus on general principles in relation to healthcare records before focusing in more detail on issues specific to the vulnerable adult.


Course outline

  • The importance of good record keeping
  • HSE and HIQA Information Governance standards
  • How to complete statements
  • How good records can save you going to court
  • How your records stand up to scrutiny in legal proceedings
  • The process of discovery in litigation
  • How opposing lawyers look at your records
  • Recent case law
  • Accountability
  • Professional Regulation
  • Consent and the Vulnerable adult
  • Assessment of Capacity
  • Advance Health Care Decisions
  • Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Bill
  • Information Governance and Data Protection


You can view directions to Montenotte House by downloading the PDF document to the top right of this page. There is limited parking outside Montenotte Hse, but the entrance to Beechill Garden Centre is sign posted and there is parking inside that gate on the right