Mental Capacity Act: core skills in assessment
This one-day course for medical and nursing professionals covers the philosophical and legal underpinnings of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), latest research in mental capacity, and core skills required for capacity-related decision-making.
The role of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) will also be covered, a core part of practice in hospital and community settings.
|Describe the philosophical underpinnings of mental capacity and decision-making||Describe the role of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legislation, and identify when they apply|
|Make a capacity assessment in accordance with the Act||Formulate an action plan following capacity assessment in accordance with the principles of the Act|
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