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Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty


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Our MCA inc DOLS course is designed to cover all areas involved in this law.


Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty

Our MCA inc DOLS course is designed to cover all areas involved in this law.

The following areas are covered :

  • Mental Capacity
  • What Does MCA introduce
  • 5 Key Principles of the MCA
  • Helping People to Make Decisions for Themselves
  • Assessing Capacity
  • The Functional Test of Capacity
  • Best interests
  • The Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • How do the MCA DOLS relate to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) ?
  • Applying for Urgent Authorisations
  • What happens when a MCA DOLS authorization is granted ?
  • What is the role of the relevant person’s representation?
  • What is the role of the IMCA ?
  • Protecting people who lack capacity from Ill-treatment or neglect
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
  • Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment
  • Advance Decisions to Refuse Life-Sustaining Treatment
  • Confidentiality & Record Keeping
  • New public bodies & services created by the MCA
  • Research involving people who lack capacity
  • Other legislation, policy and procedures

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