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Maudsley Masterclass

Approaching Complex Capacity Assessments

Course Information

Upcoming Date: 
18/06/2019
Upcoming Time: 
9.15AM - 4.30pm
Length: 
1Day
Cost: 
£199
Lunch provided
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About the course

This course is aimed at medical, nursing and other health and social care professionals who frequently encounter issues around decision-making capacity whilst caring for their patients. The course is unique in that it is directly informed by the latest research in the field and taught by psychiatric and legal experts on capacity. Students can expect to learn advanced skills relating to how to approach, manage and record complex capacity assessments. Case-based discussion will be a central feature and there will be emphasis on decision-making support to maximise capacity and resolve difficult cases. The course will be particularly useful for professionals for whom mental capacity issues frequently arise, such as those working in liaison, older adult or learning disability services.

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Learning Objectives

What you will learn from taking this course:

  • Identify factors associated with complexity in capacity assessment
  • Evaluate complex capacity assessments using Mental Capacity Act criteria
  • Discuss strategies which may be employed to resolve complex capacity cases
  • Record satisfactory capacity assessments in complex cases

Course Information

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Target Audience
Health and social care professionals including psychiatrists, GPs and medical specialists, mental health nurses, psychologists and social workers.
TBC
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Lunch Option
All staff working with people living with dementia and their carers
Lunch & refreshments provided
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Course Details
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Length & Time
Ortus Event and Learning Centre
82-96 Grove Ln
Camberwell
London
SE5 8SN
18/06/2019
1Day 9.15AM - 4.30PM
Ortus Event and Learning Centre
82-96 Grove Ln
Camberwell
London
SE5 8SN
03/07/2019
1Day 9.15AM - 4.30PM

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