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Mental Capacity Act and DOLS for Managers

20 January, 2020 - 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fully funded

Date: 20th January 2020


Recap on the essential elements contained within the Mental Capacity Act, the practical steps in assessing capacity, an in depth look at best practice in assessing and recording capacity, making Best Interests Decisions  including how to conduct best interests meetings & role of the Court of Protection, recognising the big three questions when looking at deprivation of liberty (DOL), the Mental Capacity Amendment Bill and progress on change to the legislation including replacing DOLS with Liberty Protection Safeguards.

Learning Outcomes

 Good grasp of the key elements of the Mental Capacity Act
 Understanding what is meant by capacity & lack of capacity and what might influence it
 Understanding useful approaches to enabling a person to make their own decision
 Using a memory aid to learn and use the Five Core Principles
 Understanding the role of deputies and attorneys and how to check and challenge where needed
 Understand the rules associated with advanced decisions
 Understanding the role of the Local IMCA service run by POhWER


Delegates will have completed E-Learning or have attended an introductory course.

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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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20 January, 2020
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:
Aimed at:
Managers, Training Co-ordinators, HR staff, Deputy staff, Senior staff, Team Leaders
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice