Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Part Time

  • N/A
18 June 20201 weekJanet Stevens

Course Fee(s)

Fee BandsTuition FeeMaterials FeeExam Fee
Full Cost£48N/AN/A

Who is the course for?

This course is suitable for anyone who works in a health and social care setting, such as a residential home, nursing home, hospice, day centre, primary care centre, community hospital or disability service.

What does it cover?

By the end of this course, you will have gained knowledge of:

  • An increased understanding of the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Knowledge of their duties and responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Have the skills to clearly document the rationale, and process of MCA and decision-making.
  • To understand their roles within DOLS.
  • To be able staff to understand the MCA 2005 and DoLS and be able to apply this in their working practice.
  • Understanding the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • What is mental capacity?
  • When should we assess mental capacity?
  • How do we assess mental capacity?
  • Carer liability.
  • Record-keeping.
  • Advance decision.
  • What is Deprivation of Liberty?
  • How are Deprivation of Libertiesassessments carried out?

Course delivery and exam

This will be classroom based with group tasks.

Course Duration

This course is a 1/2 Day Course.

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