Mental Capacity Act (2005)
Introduced in 2005, The Mental Capacity Act is designed to support people who are unable to make decisions for themselves, be it temporarily or permanently - whether its decisions on life changing events or every day matters.
This awareness course is ideal for those who care or act on the behalf of a person who is affected by lack of mental capacity and will explore their role and responsibilities under this legislation.
This course can be delivered to include Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
- Overview of The Act
- 5 Key Principles
- Capacity Test
- 'Best Interests' decisions
- The role of the IMCA
- The role of the New Court of Protection
- The role of the Office of the Public Guardian
- Planning ahead
- The new Criminal Offence created by the MCA
- Change as a result of The Act
- Caring for people lacking capacity under the MCA
- Record Keeping
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.