This course is ideal for those who are responsible for caring for vulnerable adults, such as adult support workers and mental health nurses. You will deepen your understanding of what is covered by the DoLS and learn the definition of deprivation of liberty in a social care and healthcare context.
The course also explores the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and how and when to apply for DoLS authorisation. Whether you’re looking to fast track your career or make best interest decisions for a vulnerable adult under your care, this course is essential for you.
This comprehensive course is ideal for professionals who work within the social care or health care sector, such as:
By the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
In module one, we will explore the modules of the course and gain an understanding of its structure and breakdown.
In module two, we will deepen our knowledge of the fundamental principles of the Mental Capacity Act and how it serves to protect vulnerable adults.
In module three, we will gain an in-depth understanding of the process of assessing capacity in a patient for care and support needs.
In module four, we will explore the key elements of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the assessments required by DoLS.