Mental Capacity Act 2005

All carers must understand the implications of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and know how to support clients appropriately.

Learning Aims

Attendees will gain understanding of clients’ legal rights to make choices and take actions for themselves; they will be shown how to support individuals to be independent and will know when, and how, they might have to make decisions on another’s behalf.

Course Content

• The 5 principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
• Assessing capacity
• Supporting decision making
• Active participation
• ‘Best interests’
• Involving others
• Introducing deprivation of liberty safeguards

Complementary Courses

• Improving Outcomes for People with Dementia
• Person-centred Approaches
• Record Keeping and Documentation
• Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Interested in this course?

Send us mail

Choose from these following courses that compliment the course above