Mental Capacity Act: core skills in assessment

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Date
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Introductory
Locations
This course will be taking place online
Course information
Date
Course start date is passed
Level
Introductory
Locations
This course will be taking place online
About the course

This one-day course for medical and nursing professionals covers the philosophical and legal underpinnings of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), latest research in mental capacity, and core skills required for capacity-related decision-making. 

The role of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)  will also be covered, a core part of practice in hospital and community settings.

Learning objectives
Describe the philosophical underpinnings of mental capacity and decision-making  Describe the role of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards legislation, and identify when they apply 
Make a capacity assessment in accordance with the Act  Formulate an action plan following capacity assessment in accordance with the principles of the Act 

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Target audience
Consultant – psychiatry, CT1-3 – psychiatry, GP, GPVTS, Nursing student, RMN, Social worker, ST4-7 – psychiatry
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Length and time
This course will be taking place online
17/06/2022 09:00-17:00
8 hours
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