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Mental Health Law & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Overview

This half day (3 hour) course covers relevant information needed to understand the impact of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLs) on the care sector, care workers, services users and advocates.

Course Objectives

This half day course is designed to enable you to understand Mental Health Law alongside conditions for Decision-Making within the boundaries of the MCA, and recognise the link between The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding.

Agenda

  • Understanding the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • What is mental capacity
  • Assessing mental capacity
  • Carer liability
  • Record-keeping
  • Advance decision
  • What is Deprivation of Liberty?
  • How Deprivation of Liberties assessments carried out
  • Court of Protection

 

Costs: £ 40 + VAT pp
Duration:  1/2 Day
Delivery Method: Assignments

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