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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards

£24.99

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

CPD Approved

The “Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards” course provides a comprehensive overview of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). It covers the application of the MCA, how to assess capacity, and the procedures for implementing best practices to ensure fair treatment in various settings. Additionally, it introduces the DoLS framework, which governs the deprivation of liberty for individuals lacking the capacity to consent to their care or treatment in hospital or care home settings.

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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

CPD Approved

Course Description:

The “Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards” course provides a comprehensive overview of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). It covers the application of the MCA, how to assess capacity, and the procedures for implementing best practices to ensure fair treatment in various settings. Additionally, it introduces the DoLS framework, which governs the deprivation of liberty for individuals lacking the capacity to consent to their care or treatment in hospital or care home settings.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing this course, participants will:

  • Understand the purpose and scope of the Mental Capacity Act.
  • Learn how to assess capacity and make decisions in accordance with the MCA.
  • Gain knowledge of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and their application.
  • Be able to implement procedures that comply with the MCA and promote fair treatment.
  • Understand the legal and ethical considerations surrounding capacity assessments and deprivation of liberty.

Target Audience:

This course is suitable for healthcare professionals, social workers, caregivers, and anyone involved in decision-making processes for individuals who may lack mental capacity.

Advantages:

Completion of this CPD approved course ensures professionals are well-equipped to adhere to legal frameworks, make informed decisions, and safeguard the rights of individuals who lack mental capacity. Online training offers flexibility, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness, allowing participants to learn at their own pace.

Course Modules:

  1. Introduction (Pass % Required: 70)
  2. What is the Mental Capacity Act? (Pass % Required: 70)
  3. Assessing Capacity (Pass % Required: 70)
  4. The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (Pass % Required: 70)

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up-to-date web browser
  • Video: Up-to-date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This duration is based on the amount of video content shown and does not account for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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East Ham, London
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