In-House Training


MCA and Dols training
The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) came into force in 2007 and was designed to strengthen the protection of vulnerable adults. This was followed by The Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DOLS) being implemented in 2009. This care course provides background to the MCA and its relationship to DOLS and how those working within the care sector can ensure compliance whilst carrying out their job role. Candidates will also gain an understanding of how to keep the best interests of those that they care for who may or may not be able to consent.

The Trainer will come to your location.

Course Content:

  • • Understand the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • • Key principles of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • • Define Capacity”
  • • When to Assess
  • • Carer Liability
  • • Recording Your Practice
  • • Define Capacity”
  • • What is Deprivation of Liberty?
  • • Deprivation of Liberty Assessment

This MCA & DOLS training course is presented by means of tutorials, practical exercises and group discussions.

Course Assessment:

The course is delivered in 3 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.

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