Unexpected and unexplained deaths, the Coroner and Inquests
Thursday 02nd, July 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Unexpected and unexplained deaths, the Coroner and Inquests

Unexpected and unexplained deaths, the Coroner and Inquests

This training will provide guidance on how to deal with unexpected and unexplained deaths of tenants or service users in general needs, supported, assisted and extra care accommodation. The training will touch on what to do when you find out about an unexpected or unexplained death, the purpose of an inquest, the process and potential outcomes. This webinar is aimed at those staff on the front line who may have to deal with the death of a resident as well as those who carry out internal investigations on behalf of their organisation.

Topics Covered:

  • The first 24 hours after the unexpected death of a tenant or service user
  • Engagement with the Police and/or Coroner
  • When your organisation will be involved in an inquest
  • The role of the coroner and the inquest process
  • The potential outcomes

About the speaker:

Rebecca Brady, Chartered Legal Executive, Housing Management & Property Litigation

Rebecca advises and accepts instructions from Local Authorities and Registered Providers on all aspects of housing and tenancy management, including possession claims and injunction applications based on a wide range of issues such as Anti-Social Behaviour, tenancy fraud, sub-letting, rent arrears, access issues and other breaches of tenancy. Rebecca also advises on disrepair, service charge disputes and general property litigation in both the County Court and the First-tier Property Tribunal.

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