Mental Health Capacity Act Course

What Will I learn?

This awareness course is designed to support delegates to understand the Mental Capacity Act and how this may relate to their working practices. On completion delegates will be able to confidently define mental capacity.

Delegates will have an awareness of the five core principles of the act and will understand better how mental capacity can be assessed.

Key Topics:

  • Define and discuss what the term mental capacity means
  • Discuss and state who is affected by the Act and how consent is gained
  • Discuss and evaluate the five core principles of the Act
  • Discuss how mental capacity is assessed
  • Discuss the role of the Court of Protection
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Mental Health Capacity Act
Who should attend this course?

This course is aimed at anyone working with or with a duty of care for vulnerable adults and is suitable for all levels of care staff.

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