This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.
Approved by CPD – Duration 75 mins* – €45.00
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|MCA and DOLS||1||Introduction||70|
|MCA and DOLS||2||What is the Mental Capacity Act?||70|
|MCA and DOLS||3||Assessing Capacity||70|
|MCA and DOLS||4||The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards||70|
This comprehensive course provides an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), explaining the term ‘capacity’ and who is affected by the legislation. Delegates learn about the statutory principles of the MCA and about good practice in supporting individuals to make decisions.
This course also covers the test for assessing capacity and who should be involved in the capacity assessment. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) is also covered so delegates understand the meaning of the term ‘deprivation of liberty’, the difference between restriction, restraint and deprivation of liberty; the purpose of DOLS and how to make an application if an individual is being deprived of their liberty.
This wide-ranging course contains information and guidance on Mental Capacity Assessment and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, how to undertake assessments and when they are appropriate, as well as recording the results.
This Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA and DOLS) Course covers a wide range of information concerning Mental Capacity Assessment and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. This includes how to work in the best interests of individuals, guidance to the relevant legislation, how to assess capacity, confidentiality and understanding mental capacity.
If you would like further information on our Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA and DOLS) Course, please contact a member of our team at Phoenix STS Ltd