MCA & DoLS Training

Overview

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) came into force in 2007 and was designed to strengthen the protection of vulnerable adults. This was followed by The Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DOLS) being implemented in 2009. This care course provides background to the MCA and its relationship to DOLS and how those working within the care sector can ensure compliance whilst carrying out their job role. Candidates will also gain an understanding of how to keep the best interests of those that they care for who may or may not be able to consent.

Course Content

  • Understand the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Key principles of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Define “capacity”
  • When to Assess
  • Principles of assessment
  • Carer Liability
  • Recording Your Practice
  • Advance Decision
  • What is "deprivation of liberties?"
  • Deprivation of liberty assessment

Assessment

The course is delivered in 3 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.

Affordable Training

Our training courses are competitively priced and we aim to beat any equivalent training quote.

Important Information

  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.

Compliance

All our courses are compliant with health and safety executive guidelines and designed to help you meet and exceed the standards expected by the Care Quality Commission.

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