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Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) Online
About Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) Online
What is the Mental Capacity Act? What is a mental capacity assessment and how is it used? What is the two-stage functional test and what is it used for? What is the Deprivation of Liberty? What are the requirements for DOLS? What are the 5 key principles of the MCA? What is consent and why is it important? Why is record keeping important? What is the course of protection and what do they do? What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?
Our Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) course will help you answer the questions above and more.
‘Everyone has the right to liberty and security as a person. No one shall be deprived of his or her liberty [unless] in accordance with a procedure prescribed in law’.
– Article 5 of the Human Rights Act.
Through our MCA and DOLS course, you will gain an understanding of what MCA is and how an assessment is used. You will learn when a person may be assumed to not have capacity. You will learn what a DOLS application is and what is involved. You will learn the requirements for DOLS. You will learn the factors affecting mental capacity. What is consent and why is it important.
What does this course cover?
- The 5 principles of the mental capacity act.
- Recognise the requirements of the DOLS.
- Understand what the supervisory body is and why is it important.
- Understand the decision making process.
Who is our Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) Online for?
Our MCA and DOLS is for anyone who would like knowledge regarding what the MCA is and what the requirements are for DOLS. Whatever care or non-care sector you work for our course will give you the knowledge and skills.
What will you achieve?
- Discuss the mental capacity act and the purposes of the legal framework.
- Discuss the key principles of MCA and DOLS.
- Recognise the affecting mental capacity factors.
- Be able to understand why it is important to keep records.
- Evaluate how to correctly provide care inline with MCA and DOLS
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