Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Awareness

This course is designed 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. Additionally, to provide a knowledge of the roles of key stakeholders involved and the practical application of mental capacity legislation.

About This Course

Throughout the course, learners will be expected to participate in group activities (discussions, case studies). On successful completion of this course, delegates will be issued with a certificate.

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Learning Outcomes
  • List the functions of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation
  • Explain what is meant by the ‘functional test’
  • Understand the principles of Best Interests
  • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys
  • Describe the function of the Court of Protection
  • Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Understand the impact of the Liberty Protection Safeguard (Imp. 2020)
  • Course Duration
    3 hours or 6 hours (1 day)
    Maxiumum Participants
    15 people
    Certificate Type
    Valid for 1 year
    Cost
    Our courses are competitively priced. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements.

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    Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Awareness

    Would you like to know more?

    Please get in touch today to discuss your training needs. The Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Awareness covers the following learning outcomes:
    • List the functions of the Mental Capacity Act
    • Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation
    • Explain what is meant by the ‘functional test’
    • Understand the principles of Best Interests
    • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys
    • Describe the function of the Court of Protection
    • Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
    • Understand the impact of the Liberty Protection Safeguard (Imp. 2020)