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Course Title: Mental Capacity Act

 

Length of Course: 3 ½ hours.

 

Aims: To provide learners with an insight into how the mental capacity act and deprivation of liberty safeguards affect their working practice.

 

Learning Objectives:

 

 

  • Demonstrate  an awareness of the Mental Capacity Act

  • State the 5 key principles of the act

  • Explain how to assess someone’s mental capacity

  • Explain how to assist people to make decisions

  • Describe Best Interests decision making

  • Outline role of Deputies and Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

    Training is Appropriate for the following staff groups: Direct care staff in health, social care setting and the independent sector

 



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