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Mental Capacity Act and DOLS for Managers

8 October - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Fully funded

Date: 8th October 2020


human rights and the importance of the MCA

  • the core principles of the MCA
  • assessing capacity
  • learning who can make decisions
  • lasting power of attorney and advance decisions
  • independent mental capacity advocates
  • ‘best interests’ decisions
  • authority for action, restraint
  • DoLS (Deprivations of Liberty Safeguards)
  • Useful resources

Learning outcomes:

Participants will:

  • Identify their legal responsibilities under the MCA
  • Apply MCA principles when managing care services
  • Explore roles and responsibilities for making decisions under the MCA
  • Recall how to use a framework for supporting and involving people when making decisions


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

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8 October
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fully funded
Courses Category:


Aimed at:
Deputy staff, HR staff, Managers, Senior staff, Team Leaders, Training Co-ordinators
Service User focus:
Dementia, Elderly, Learning Disability, Autism, Drug misuse
Care Setting focus:
Residential, Homecare, Care Home, Flexicare, Supported Living, Nursing Home, Hospice