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Module 1: Mental Capacity – Definitions and Principles
Module 2: Assessing Capacity
Module 3: Making Decisions and Acting in Someone's Best Interests
Module 4: Restraint and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
Module 5: Dispute Resolving
Module 6: Court of Protection and Deputies
Module 7: Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment
Module 8: Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and Research
Module 9: Protection
Module 10: Children and Young People
Module 11: Sharing Information
Module 12: How Will the Mental Capacity Act Change Practice?
There are no formal prerequisites for attending this Mental Capacity training course.
This Mental Capacity Training is suitable for anyone who wants to understand how to assess mental capacity and learn the Mental Capacity Act.
Mental Capacity is the ability to make particular decisions at a time when it is needed for oneself. With the help of a Mental Capacity assessment, individuals can help those who are not fit to make life-altering or big decisions for themselves and enact some corrective measures under the law. Having mental capacity skills and knowledge enable individuals to make their own successful decisions. The individuals who have the required knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and legislation will get highly paid jobs with great respect and good pay.
In this 1-day Mental Capacity Training course, delegates will learn about Mental Capacity, Mental Capacity Act (MCA), its need, and importance. Delegates will learn core principles of the Mental Capacity Act, lack of capacity, capacity assessment, assessment under different decisions, legal tests under different legislations, helping someone in decision making, etc. Delegates will also learn to make decisions and act in someone's best interests, Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA), resolving disputes, advance decisions, etc. They will also learn about sharing sensitive information and protecting vulnerable adults. Our highly skilled and experienced instructors will conduct this course and help the delegates gain the ability to access mental capacity and make them practised in Mental Capacity Act (MCA).
After attending this training course, delegates will be able to understand how to assess mental capacity. They will also gain knowledge and be able to use the core principles of the Mental Capacity Act. Delegates will be able to act on someone's behalf and make decisions. They will become well versed in using legislation and acts related to care, treatment, and mental capacity applications.
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Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.
Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.
Course was run very smoothly, Richard our trainer was extremely knowledgeable and delivered the course in a succinct fashion with a twist of humour thrown in.
The course was great and the so was the trainer - brilliantly delivered and I would certainly recommend this course to my colleagues. Thanks to Richard for a great course and delivering it a tough environment virtually.
Richard was very knowledgeable and explained well
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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"
Joshua Davies, Thames Water