This Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA & DoLS) course is designed for healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and provide them with tools and skills for working with people with mental health difficulties.

As a result of attending this MCA & DoLS training course attendees will have an improved knowledge base to respond to issues of mental capacity and the deprivation of liberty safeguards and have gained an insight into the legislation and processes involved. This MCA & DoLS training course is mapped to HSC 024 (Principles of safeguarding and protection in health & social care).

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Who will be affected by the Mental Capacity Act?
  • What is Mental Capacity and lack of capacity?
  • How is capacity assessed?
  • Who can be a decision maker?
  • Acting lawfully in connection with care and treatment
  • The court of protection and the public guardian
  • Criminal offences of ill-treatment or wilful neglect
  • The deprivations of liberty safeguards?
  • Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) explained
  • The authorisation and review process
  • The role of the carer following an authorisation
  • Available policies and procedures

Who is this course for?

This CPD training course is designed for organisations wishing to train 8 or more staff members and can be delivered either face-to-face, or as an online webinar. For further information, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or make an online enquiry.

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Face-to-Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: 1 day
  • This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Acute Training Solutions strive to to deliver an engaging and informative learning experience in a safe and inclusive environment. All of our face-to-face training courses are carried out by experienced healthcare professionals, delivered at training centres across the UK.

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Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 4 hours

Acute Training Solutions strive to to deliver an engaging and informative learning experience in a safe and inclusive environment. All of our face-to-face training courses are carried out by experienced healthcare professionals, delivered at training centres across the UK.

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Online training for individuals

Whilst Acute Training Solutions specialise in delivering healthcare training within organisations, we also offer two hour webinar workshops for individual healthcare professionals wishing to stay up-to-date on the latest procedures, legislation and best practice whilst aiding CPD and revalidation.

Run weekly, and covering a wide range of topics, our webinar workshops are delivered via Zoom by qualified trainers and can be completed in the comfort of your own home or workplace.

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Acute Training can provide a tailored online training to your organisation or team. To find out more about this course, please contact us on 029 20494 969 or complete the short online form below. A member of our team will be in touch right away.

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