Course Overview

Price: £35

This particular course will provide theoretical knowledge about healthcare professionals on a legal framework, human rights and code of practice that provide capacity to take decision for patients and protection in cognitive decision-making process.

Course Duration


Targeted Audience

This course specifically targets nurses, and healthcare professionals in various disciplines.


This particular course id common for everyone who are working as managers in health and social care, team leaders and senior care providers, social caregivers, healthcare assistance, carers of a person with Dementia, coordinates, and therapists etc.

What does it Involve?

    Equality and Diversity Act (2010).

    The Human Rights Act.

    Key role of the MCA 2005.

    Mental Capacity Code of Practice.

    The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS).

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 & Restraint Legislations and National Guidelines.

    Professional Code of Conduct.

    Professional Roles Responsibilities.

    Background and Summary of MCA 2005.

    Core Principles of MCA.

    Background to Deprivation of Liberty and Law.

    DOLS Assessment and Code of Practice.

    Lack of Capacity and Best Interest.

    Person Centred Care.

    Understanding Lack of Capacity and Best Interest Decision.

    Implications for GPs in Capacity Assessments and Clinical Decision Making.

    Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs).

    Mental Capacity Assessment.

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