• Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards
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    This Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards course is designed to provide those who work in the healthcare or social care sector with a detailed understanding of the key elements of DoLS and how to assess capacity in a patient.

    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.

    • Accredited, quality CPD training
    • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
    • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
    • Course material developed by qualified professionals
    • Self-paced learning accessible via laptop, tablet and smartphone
    • 24/7 Learning assistance and tutor support
    • Discounts on bulk purchases

    Sneak Peek

    Who should take the course

    This comprehensive course is ideal for professionals who work within the social care or health care sector, such as:

    • Healthcare Assistant
    • Registered Mental Health nurse
    • Adult Support Worker
    • Relevant Person’s Representative

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

    • Understand the fundamental principles of the Mental Capacity Act
    • Assess capacity in a patient for care and support needs
    • Identify the key elements of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
    • Fast track their career in the health or social care sector
    • Know when and how to apply for DoLS authorisation
    • Show an awareness of the key safeguards for the patient deprived of their liberty

    Certification

    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.

    Course Curriculum

    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.

    £50.00 £25.00