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Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Awareness (MCA/DoLS)

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

Who should attend

Staff and managers working in adult social care, housing, health and the independent and voluntary sector

 

Duration

3 hours

 

Overview of the course

  • What is the Mental Capacity Act?
  • Five Statutory Principles
  • Decisions covered by the Mental Capacity Act
  • What are the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards?
  • Who do the Safeguards apply to?
  • Best Interest Decision making
  • Key definitions
  • Case study – Bournewood

 

Course Objectives

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand what the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are and how they can be applied to care homes and hospital settings.
  • Know what constitutes deprivation, restriction and restraint.
  • Understand essential responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including the five statutory principles.
  • Have an awareness of what is involved in assessing capacity and best interests.
  • Understand the authorisation process for the necessary deprivation of liberty, including the application process, assessments and reviewing the authorisation

 

Trainers

Ernest Johnson & Alison Strang

 

Booking

Book your place here

 

Further dates

  • 6th November 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
October 3
Time:
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Website:
https://croydon.learningpool.com/course/view.php?id=217