Mental Capacity Act L1 (inc. DoLS Awareness)

Edify Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This course presents the  Mental Capacity Act 2005 in a format that is both easy to digest and apply. Attending delegates will typically be healthcare and care staff who need to know what the act requires of them and why and how to ensure compliance in their daily work practices.

  • Introduction
  • Tutor profile
  • Course overview

 Course Content

  • Who does the act affect?
  • Mental capacity defined
  • Core principles of the act
  • Lack of capacity
  • Capacity assessments
  • Worked examples
  • Record keeping
  • Limitations on restraint
  • Lasting & enduring powers of attorney
  • Summary & practical actions required in the workplace

 Course Variants

Level 1 is primarily for care staff. Level 2 is aimed at senior staff, managers &  service owners who may then combine this course with Level 3 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (SC0301.2). 

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 aims to put the needs and wishes of a person who lacks capacity at the heart of any decision-making process.  It provides clear guidelines for carers and professionals about who can take decisions and in which situations




Dates available on arrangement

Edify Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Please contact us to make a booking. We can hold the training at our site in Maidstone or at your site. We have truly National coverage. Class sizes are max 15. The fee starts from £600 + VAT
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