Individual Partner: Toby Williamson, formerly Head of Development & later Life – Mental Health Foundation (VBP collaborating organisation) and now an Independent Consultant working in adult and older people’s mental health, dementia, and mental capacity.
Preferred contact: [email protected]
Key Words: Resident in: UK; Working in: UK (and occasionally Europe); Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar), Policy/Commissioning, Policy/other/[please specify], Publications/CUP series, Publications/other/[please specify], Research/philosophy, Research/other, Services/person-centered, Services/teamwork, Services/other/[please specify], Other/[please specify]; Related Area(s) of Interest: Evidence-based practice, Ethics, Regulation, Law, Other co-production and empowerment; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Mental health, Mental capacity, Dementia, later life, Health and Social care, Well-being, social inclusion, rights, equalities
Brief Description of Work
Toby has 26 years’ experience of working with people with severe mental health problems, and expertise in the fields of mental health in later life, dementia, and mental capacity, with an emphasis on self-management, peer support, quality of life, rights, social inclusion and empowerment. Toby has written articles on values based practice (VBP), co-authored a book on values based practice and mental health and mental capacity law for psychiatric nurses, produced VBP ‘key card’ information for the social care workforce through Skills for Care and is currently co-authoring a book on VBP and dementia.
Truth, Lies and Dementia – new report and follow up workshop – for details CLICK HERE