Course background:

A half day Gloucestershire County Council Level 2 accredited course for all workers within Health and Social care.  This course provides an in depth understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the legislation which underpin these.

This course supports:

KLOE Questions: S2, S3, S3, S4, E1, E2, E4, E7, C1, C2, C3, R1 & R2. Fundamental Standard: Person centred care, Consent
SfC recommend refresher period: 3 Yearly

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Course aims:

A detailed course providing learners with an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards along with the different types and restrictions of restraints. Learners should be able to identify when and how to apply for a Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation, have an understanding of the capacity assessment process and be able to identify how to record assessments of capacity using the tools in the Gloucestershire Multi Agency Policy.

Objectives:

  • Understand the framework of the Mental Capacity Act using the 5 key principles
  • Understanding how a capacity assessment is carried out
  • Using the MCA in practice: identify how to record assessments of capacity focusing on day to day decisions. (Ref: Gloucestershire Multi Agency Policy & Procedures; MCA1)
  • Know the different types of restraints and identify where restraint and restrictions of liberty are used in Health and Social care provision
  • Consider when and how to apply for a Deprivation of Liberty Authorisation in Gloucestershire
  • Consideration of some of the cases which prompted changes in legislation

Upcoming dates:

Future dates to be confirmed

Price:

£60.00 + VAT

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For all booking and course information regarding this Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards training course, please write to use at admin@independent-training.co.uk or call us on 01242 585 975.

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