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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards E-Learning


Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards E-Learning

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.

Who should complete this course

  • Those who work in domiciliary care, the NHS, community centres, prisons or the Care Sector
  • Those seeking employment in the Care Sector who wish to show potential employers that they have extra qualifications
  • Those volunteering where adults need care

Course syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What is the Mental Capacity Act
  • Assessing capacity
  • The deprivation of liberty safeguards

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of four modules with questions at the end
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • This course is approved by CPD. (Our CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)


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