This Online Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards 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.
The Online Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards course 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.
This course is delivered via our online learning platform and will take approximately 65 minutes to complete.
When undertaking this course it is recommended that learners have sufficient command of the English language in order to complete the course.
This course covers a range of content including:
- What is the Mental Capacity Act?
- Assessing Capacity
- The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
This course is delivered by e-learning. We would therefore recommend that you access this course on a desktop or laptop to access your course.
Certificate and Validity
Upon completion of the course candidates will receive a certificate which is available as a PDF (Portable Document Format).