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The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) – RCN (6522) Accredited

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and  Deprivation of Liberty  Safeguards (DOLS) – RCN (6522) Accredited
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20th October 2017
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

  • The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and  DOLS Course is to increase the theoretical knowledge of healthcare professionals on the up to date legal framework, code of practice and human rights that covers the patients’ capacity to make decisions, protection of their cognitive decision making process, and understanding the principles of proper care towards these vulnerable patients.
  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom applying to England and Wales. Its primary purpose is to provide a legal framework for acting and making decisions on behalf of adults who lack the capacity to make particular decisions for themselves

Course Content:

  • Legislations and National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Principles of Nursing
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • Mental Capacity
  • Core Principles of MCA
  • Person-Centred Care
  • The Human Rights Act
  • Equality and Diversity Act
  • Assessment of Capacity
  • Capacity Advocates (IMCAs)
  • Use of Restraint
  • Substituted Decision Making
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Personal and Welfare LPA
  • Implications for GPs
  • Checking LPA
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Advance Directives
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • DOLS Assessment
  • Authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty
  • Restraints
  • Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Court of Protection
  • Advance Decisions
  • Control and Restrain
  • Audit and Training
  • CQC Responsibilities
  • Managing Authority Responsibilities
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Knowledge Assessment Competency

Price Fee: £120 per candidate
Duration: 0930-1730
Schedule of Training: Monday- Friday from 0900- 1700
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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RCN Accredited - The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 12 February 2019 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product

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