Mental Capacity Act 2005/DOLs

Duration: 1/2 Day course

Staff Groups:

This course is aimed at all staff and volunteers working within the health and social care sector.

Course Overview:

This course will cover the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and its implications. It will provide an overview of the existing legal framework for protecting adults at risk.

Course Aims:

  • To understand the Mental Capacity Act and why its relevant
  • To explore the five key principles (what the act is founded upon)
  • To explore best interest and how we act lawfully
  • To explore Depravation of Liberty
  • To explore the links to lasting power of attorney, court appointed deputies, advance decisions, court of protection and the office of public guardian

Cost: £35 per person

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