25 Nov

Webinar: public health act funerals - are they fit for purpose?

Price: FREE to ALL  (sponsored by: Finders International)

Time: 10.00 - 11.00

Online (BigMarker)

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With legislation that is nearly 40 years old, this webinar will discuss whether public health act funerals are fit for purpose in the current climate.

David Lockwood, Senior Business Development Manager for Finders International, will discuss the recent non-statutory guidance issued by the government and how this can be applied. 

This webinar highlights best practice, looking at how councils can ensure the service they provide continues to be dignified and respectful for both the deceased and those they leave behind.

This is an opportunity to listen, learn and discuss the challenges facing you and your peers.

CPD: 1 hour

Sponsored by:

Findders International

Finders International

Finders International are an award-winning Probate Genealogy company tracing missing heirs and beneficiaries to Estates, property, funds and assets worldwide. We provide a free next of kin tracing service to the public sector including, local authorities, hospitals, care homes, coroners and more. We regularly save the public sector time and money by identifying the family efficiently and sensitively. Our research staff have received Cruse Bereavement Care training and are ‘Dementia Friends,’ and are therefore equipped to liaise sensitively with family members should this be required. Contact us today for more information.

David Lockwood

Dave Lockwood is a former Deputy Decision Maker appointed by the Court of Protection in England and Wales. Dave’s experience comes from working in four diverse local authorities across London and the South East, dealing with varied services, ongoing legislation changes and increased workloads with decreasing resources; managing expectations from both the public and internal colleagues.

Not only does Dave have experience of acting as a Deputy under the Court of Protection, he is also well versed in the complexities of dealing with the statutory obligation of providing funerals under the Public Health Act.

Dave recently won ‘Best Community Contribution’ at the Probate Research Awards 2019. Dave’s free events, websites and forums have greatly assisted Local Authorities.
Contact David on 020 7490 4935 or [email protected] 

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