MENTAL CAPACITY ACT
This course helps those who work in health, social care or children and young people’s settings to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and how this is applied ion practice. The course also teaches the Best Interest and gives basic understanding of the importance of complying with the mental health Code of Practice when working with individuals who lack capacity.
At the end of this course, learners must be able to:
Outline what the Mental Capacity Act Is & who is affected by it.
Recognise the assessment & decision making process
Explain the roles of Government bodies and how to use the codes of practice
Have the ability to link Mental Capacity Act to Safeguarding
Recognise what is meant by Deprivation of Liberties
Module 1: Outline what the Mental Capacity Act is & who is affected by it.
Module 2: Recognise the assessment & decision making process
Module 3: Explain the roles of Government bodies and how to use the codes of practice
Module 4: Have the ability to link Mental Capacity Act to Safeguarding
Module 5: Recognise what is meant by Deprivation of Liberties
This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:
Multiple choice question (online only)
Guided learning hours
An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.