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Mental Capacity Act and DoLS for Managers

Training AssessmentDiscussing the full implications and necessities in adhering to the current safeguards and reporting systems in relation to capacity and deprivation of liberty:

  • the Act in detail, (Inc. Advance Directives, LPAs, Deputies, Court of Protection & IMCAs etc.) , the implications of the Act and awareness of the code of practice; legislation and your responsibilities & accountabilities.
  • The 5 key principles of the MCA, when and how to test for capacity and when to refer on.
  • The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) including when to refer for authorisation, mapping to Safeguarding training;
  • The current Coroners position (updated 2017)
  • The practicalities of applying this legislation in the workplace and obtaining safeguarding authorisation as needed.

Venue: The White Horse, Trowse, Norwich, NR14 8ST – Places must be booked in advance.

All training is delivered by experienced Registered Nurse/Professional Trainers and endorsed by Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support.

For further details or to book places please call Training & Assessment in Healthcare on: 01603 611107 email: or see their website