For delegates unfamiliar with the UK health and social care system, and in particular those services aimed at supporting people with a learning disability who may become involved with the criminal justice system, we are offering the opportunity to address this in a specially designed Orientation Day on Monday 3 April 2017.

The programme will include a mixture of informative presentations, together with a site visit around St Mary's Hospital, a modern clinical secure service run by the St George Healthcare Group. The day will culminate in an evening dinner at a local restaurant (included in the price).

The day's programme will include a visit to the secure facility where the St Mary's Hospital clinicians will provide details of the secure services being offered and provide anonymised clinic examples of the challenges presented by patients of the services. Delegates will be able to see the levels of security offered and discuss how the physical security inter-relates with procedural and relational security.  After lunch, there will be a tour of the facilities.

Delegates will be returned to their hotels in the late afternoon before meeting in the evening for dinner, providing the opportunity for socialising with other delegates whilst enjoying a 3-course meal.

Although this pre-conference day is targeted at overseas delegates, attendees from the UK are also welcome to take part.  Places are limited, so don’t delay – book now to secure your place.