Mental Capacity Act For Managers & Supervisors

Acute Training Solutions Ltd
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Attending this Mental Capacity Act for Managers & Supervisors course will improve your knowledge base to respond to issues of mental capacity and you’ll have gained an insight into the legislation and processes involved.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • When is an assessment of capacity required and how to apply the 5 principals of the MCA
  • Carrying out assessments of capacity and how they should be recorded
  • The legal responsibilities under the MCA and the implications for your practice and that of your staff
  • Applying the principles of the MCA when managing care services
  • Using a framework for supporting and involving people when making decisions
  • How the MCA and the Code of Practice can be used to keep people safe
  • The links between human rights, essential standards of quality and safety and the MCA
  • The different roles and responsibilities for making decisions under the MCA
  • Explore with colleagues how human rights principles inform good practice when supporting people to make decisions
  • Planning what else to do to improve knowledge and understanding of how best to provide care and support to people
  • What might constitute a Deprivation of Liberty

Course details

  • Level: 2
  • Max attendee’s: 15
  • Course length: 1 day
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