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 Training Course Overview
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).
- To get familiarity with the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act
- To gain and learn the skills of assessing capacity
- To understand how to help someone make decisions
- To know the facts related to care and treatment
- To become familiar with the lasting power of attorney, its power, and limitations
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.