Overview of Mental Capacity & DOLS Training

Overview of Mental Capacity & DOLS Training  

  • Current legislation

  • Policy and procedures

  • The assessment procedure

  • What is meant by ‘Best Interests’

  • What protection is available for decision makers

  • Understand the limits of restraint issues

  • Understand the roles of various people involved

​Learning Outcome: 

After attending this course you will be able to:

  • 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

  • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys

  • Describe the function of the Court of Protection
    Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

  • Train others in Mental Capacity Act and DOLS requirements within their healthcare working environment

Who Should Attend The Training?
All staff responsible for caring for services users in the healthcare workplace/ community care setting etc.

Who Provides The Training?
All our training courses are delivered by a Registered Trainer who is an experienced Registered Nurse/ Healthcare Worker/ Professional.

Course Duration:
3 Hour Course.

All of our courses can be delivered in-house at a location of your choice.

Cost & Maximum Number of Learners?
A maximum of 12 persons can attend the training. we are competitively priced so give us a call today and we can get you booked in. We also accept last minute bookings if we have spaces available.