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Assessing Mental Capacity Training

CPD & IIRSM Approved

Assessing someone’s mental capacity – their ability to make decisions for themselves – requires a clear set of guidelines and procedures. This training programme has been designed to guide you through this process.

Course Description

This online training course helps the user understand the process of assessing a person’s mental capacity to make decisions for themselves.

It covers UK law, specifically the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the 5 key principles involved in assessing mental capacity. The course also shows the user capacity assessment examples and how to deal with disagreements and complaints.

Target Audience

This Assessing Mental Capacity training course guides you through the process of assessing a person’s mental capacity to make decisions for themselves. It looks at the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the 5 key principles involved in assessing mental capacity. It also looks at capacity assessment examples and how to deal with disagreements and complaints.

Advantages

This Online Assessing Metal Capacity course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD & IIRSM.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and work towards compliance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Learn about the 5 principles of the MCA
  • Understand why it is important to use a person centred approach and help someone to make a decision for themselves
Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Assessing Mental Capacity 1 The Mental Capacity Act 2005 70%
Assessing Mental Capacity 2 The Five Principles of the Mental Capacity Act 70%
Assessing Mental Capacity 3 Helping People Make Decisions 70%
Assessing Mental Capacity 4 Capacity Assessment 70%
Assessing Mental Capacity 5 Disagreements and Complaints 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration:

40 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

£20.00 +VAT

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