Emma Whittle

Emma Whittle

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Professional Qualifications:

Qualified Social Worker, Best Interest Assessor under DoLS and Practice Educator

Profile:

Emma has worked with vulnerable people for many years in a variety of settings. From 1998 to 2015 she worked as a member of a specialist multi-disciplinary team working with older people with mental health problems. Since 2007 she has worked as a contracted Visitor for the Office of the Public Guardian and Court of Protection. Since 2015 she has also worked as a Best Interest Assessor on an independent basis and as a member of a local authority busy DoLS team. Her experience has allowed her to build up a good knowledge of resources, risk management and safeguarding vulnerable adults. Emma has developed excellent communication, assessment, written and advocacy skills and aims to empower clients so that they can take as much control of their lives as possible. She also has extensive experience of undertaking capacity assessments both in terms of property and affairs and health and welfare decisions. Emma can offer a variety of different services to support deputies and attorneys in their role and prides herself on her professionalism.