Colchester, United Kingdom

Social Care and Human Rights

when 27 July 2022 - 29 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 425

2022 marks the 12th year for the annual Autonomy Summer School. This year, the Summer School will take place across 3 days from the 27th to the 29th July, and will combine keynote addresses with panel discussions.

The focus of the Summer School will be Social Care and Human Rights, with specific thematic focus on: (a) Complex Communication; (b) Consent; (c) Co-production. There will be ample opportunities for open discussion and reflection on practical, legal and ethical challenges arising in social care in an age of global pandemic.

Basic Rate registration includes attendance at the three-day summer school, course materials, lunch and refreshments, and a Summer School Dinner on the evening of 27th July (places are limited).

Course leader

The Essex Autonomy Project is a research and public policy initiative, based at the University of Essex, investigating the ideal of self-determination (autonomy) in the context of care (health care, social care, eldercare, psychiatric care, etc.).

Target group

Students, researchers, frontline professionals, service users, policy makers and activists from around the world.

Course aim

Delegates will have the opportunity to learn about recent research, policy and practice developments relating to the challenge of embedding respect for autonomy and human rights in care settings.

Fee info

GBP 425: Early Registration (up to and including 20th April 2022): Basic Rate (accommodation not included): £425
Package Rate registration (available for Early Bird Registration only) also includes two nights discounted accommodation at the 4-star Wivenhoe House Hotel (subject to availability) = £631
GBP 475: Standard Registration (after 20th April, 2022): Basic Rate: £475 (accommodation not included)


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