Law, Ethics and Safeguarding in Dementia
16 January, 2020 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
This course focuses on duty of care and the legislation around dementia as well as the broader topic of ethics and common ethical dilemmas.
By the end of this session, the learners will be able to:
- Describe how duty of care contributes to safe practices
- Describe possible dilemmas between duty of care & rights & carers wishes
- Identify way to communicate effectively about proposed treatment or care to enable person with dementia to make informed choices
- Explain protocols regarding consent to care & treatment
- Describe how best interest decisions are made
- Explain how advanced directives can be used to provide information about wishes of individual
- Identify a range of factors which may indicate neglect, abusive, exploitative practice
- Explain how to raise safeguarding concerns & whistle blowing
- Identify the legislation relevant to MCA, DOLs & Human Rights
Requirements and Suitability
This course is suitable for all levels of staff working within any type of adult care service. Delegates are expected to complete an impact assessment.
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Disclaimer: Please note that this course is fully funded for Standard, Silver and Gold members only. Associate Members will incur a cost for this training. For more details, please email email@example.com before booking.