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Safeguards (DoLS)

Maximum Delegates:
12

Course Duration:
3 Hours

Open Course: £89 per person
In-house Course: £329 (£299 up to 6)

Overview

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) came into force in 2007 and was designed to strengthen the protection of vulnerable adults. This was followed by The Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DOLS) being implemented in 2009. This care course provides background to the MCA and its relationship to DOLS and how those working within the care sector can ensure compliance whilst carrying out their job role. Candidates will also gain an understanding of how to keep the best interests of those that they care for who may or may not be able to consent.

  • Understand the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Define “capacity” and what causes lack of capacity
  • Assessment of capacity
  • Advance Decision
  • Lasting Power of Attorney
  • What is Deprivation of Liberty?
  • Deprivation of Liberty Assessment

Course Dates

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