Level 2 Award Mental Capacity Act Training (Accredited)

Endeavour Care Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Who is the course for?

To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an overview of the subject, enabling an understanding of the assessment process and how to implement the mental capacity act and best interest.

What is it mapped to?

  • Level 2 award enables learners to achieve the standard required, knowledge and understanding of a subject relevant to their own work setting.

What do learners receive?

  • Course notes
  • Certificate

What does the course include?

Introduction to Mental Capacity Act (2005)

What is Mental Capacity / Reasons for implementation/ who is affected / 5 key principles of the act / other considerations?

Defining Capacity

Test of capacity / Assessing capacity / best interests / Differing capacity scenarios / safeguards / Communication

Decisions about Mental Capacity

Who should assess / who to involve / other factors that affect capacity / when capacity should be reviewed / Professional involvement / Record keeping. Also Included: - Working with decisions / Care plans / Advance care planning / Advance statements / Living wills / LPA /IMCA.

Why DOLS is needed: - Lawful deprivation of liberty / assessment process required for assessing both mental capacity and the authorisation for deprivation of liberty / What constitutes a deprivation of liberty and how it is likely to occur / How the assessment process works / What to do if you suspect there is a deprivation of liberty

Course Length

3 Hours

Number of Attendees

Attendees minimum 6 to maximum 15


This training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.


All delegates will receive an Advantage accredited certificate

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Dates available on arrangement

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

A discount of £100 is given if 2 courses are booked for the same day
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