Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Approved by CPD
This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.
It also introduces the deprivation of liberty safeguards. These safeguards provide a framework for approving the deprivation of liberty for people who lack the capacity to consent to treatment or care in either a hospital or care home setting.
This course contains 4 modules:
Module 1 - Introduction
Module 2 - What is the Mental Capacity Act?
Module 3 - Assessing Capacity
Module 4 - The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
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Course Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).
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