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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

CPD Approved

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

Course Description

It also introduces the deprivation of liberty safeguards. These safeguards provide a framework for approving the deprivation of liberty for people who lack the capacity to consent to treatment or care in either a hospital or care home setting.

Target Audience

The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards E-Learning course is aimed at all health and safety individuals wishing to extend their knowledge in this area.

Advantages

CPD approval means that this course can be used by those that need to prove they are continually developing themselves.

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 around their work and personal life.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
MCA and DOLS 1 Introduction 70
MCA and DOLS 2 What is the Mental Capacity Act? 70
MCA and DOLS 3 Assessing Capacity 70
MCA and DOLS 4 The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 70

Recommended System Requirements:

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

Duration:

75 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).

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