Mental health legislation and rights
Thu 23 September, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
***PLEASE NOTE – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST AND WE WILL LET YOU KNOW INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW DATE**
Caring for someone with mental health can be challenging, this session explores the rights of people with mental health difficulties and those of their carers.
Duration: 1 week
Who is this online session for?
This event is open to carers residing in or caring for a person in Edinburgh only.
Outcomes of this online session
By the end of the session/event/course carers will have:
- Knowledge of the legislation relevant to people who have mental health conditions.
- The rights you have as applicable to both the carer and the person they care for with mental health difficulties and when you would need to use these rights.
- Information on further support and organisations that can help.
Ruth Rooney from Edinburgh Carers Council.
This event will be delivered online via Zoom. Details of how to join the event will be sent you via email once you have registered. Please note, if you do not get an email with Zoom details for the event you have registered for please contact VOCAL on 0131 622 6666.