Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
To attend this course it is advised that learners have previously attended a Mental Capacity Act awareness course.
Introduced in 2009, as an addition to the Mental Capacity Act, the safeguards are in place to protect people residing in care homes or hospitals, who lack mental capacity.
Designed for learners that care or act on behalf of a person affected by lack of mental capacity, this course explores their role and responsibilities under this legislation.
Meditrain can deliver this as a 1 day programme to include Mental Capacity Act awareness.
- Background of DoLS
- Mental Capacity Act 2005
- The difference between a restriction and a deprivation of liberty
- What constitutes DoL
- The authorisation process
- Reducing the risk
- Case studies
A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on completion of the course.
If you require further information, please contact us on 01484 514260 or 01243 278515 or use our enquiry form.