Mental Capacity Act & DoLS Training | Online CPD Course

£ 14.99

Our online training courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies

Online Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty (DoLS) Course

Welcome to our online mental capacity act and deprivation of liberty (DoLS) course. Our online training courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies

Mental Capacity Act & DoLS Training Course Description

Course aims and objectives

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation and guidelines regarding mental capacity and deprivation of liberty
  • To provide an awareness of how mental capacity assessments are carried out, including the best interests principles
  • To provide an awareness of the roles of key stakeholders involved and the practical application of mental capacity legislation
  • To provide an understanding of special cases and the legal protection for the decision maker
  • To provide essential mental capacity and deprivation of liberty training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

  • Introduction into the Mental Capacity Act and deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS)
  • Understand the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Definition of “capacity”
  • The statutory principles
  • Assessment of mental capacity
  • What is Deprivation of Liberty?
  • Deprivation of liberty assessment
  • Best interests principles
  • Legal protection for the decision maker
  • Special cases
  • Independent mental capacity advocate (IMCA) service
  • Restraint and deprivation of liberty
  • Lasting power of attorney
  • Court of protection and court appointed deputies
  • Advance decisions
  • Recording your practice
  • Online learning resources and references relating to mental capacity and deprivation of liberty

Who is this mental capacity act & DoLS training course for?

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Allied Healthcare Workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Social Care Support Workers
  • Voluntary Staff working in the NHS

Requirements

For classroom training courses:

  • Bring photo ID (e.g., passport, licence, EU card)
  • Wear comfortable clothing

For online courses:

  • Access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our online and classroom training courses are suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals