The Mental capacity act in practice - Antser
  • Adults and Transition 16+
  • Health

The Mental capacity act in practice

This highly specialised course supports participants in developing a better understanding of how to apply the key features of the Mental Capacity Act in their practice.
In-house
1 day
up to 22 people face to face
Up to 15 people remotely

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how to apply the principles of the Act to support decision making and promote autonomy;
  • Understand the ways that a person with capacity can plan for future care or treatment;
  • Understand how and when to assess capacity and the importance of good recording;
  • Understand the role of a Decision Maker, how to make a Best Interests decision and when a decision must be taken to the Court of Protection;
  • Understand the role of an IMCA, when to appoint an IMCA and their role in decision making.

Description

This course will provide practitioners with a working knowledge and understanding of how to apply the key features of the Mental Capacity Act in their practice and make best interest decisions.

This course is delivered by our expert facilitators who will bring their first hand experience and tailor the course to suit your learning needs.

Our course covers the following topics:

  • Introduce self and aims for today
  • Applying Principles in practice
  • Assessing mental capacity and recording the outcome
  • How a person with capacity can plan for further care or treatment
  • The Court of Protection-role of the court
  • Case law update and reflection of key practice issues
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This course includes:

  • Case studies
  • Safeguarding practice reviews
  • Group work
  • Resources
  • Principles
  • Group quiz

Benefits of the course:

  • Up-to-date and in line with the key legislation and guidance in the UK
  • No pre requisites needed to join this course
  • Delivery from professional and expert facilitators in the field
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