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Law, Ethics and Safeguarding in Dementia

16 January - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fully funded

One day

Course Description

This course focuses on duty of care and the legislation around dementia as well as the broader topic of ethics and common ethical dilemmas.

Learning Outcomes

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 enquiries@hcpa.info before booking.

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16 January
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Care Staff, Team Leaders, Registered Nurses
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice