Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberties Safeguard


To provide an awareness of the key aspects of the Mental Capacity Act and the principles of the DoLS.

Learning Outcome

  • What is ‘Mental Capacity’
  • Key principles of the MCA (2005)
  • Assessment processes: MCA & DoLS
  • Best Interests & ‘Least Restrictive’ options
  • Key Laws& Applications for DoLS
  • Review of Cases

Training Methods

All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.

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