• Mental Health & Care - MCA, DOLS and LPS
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    Mental Health & Care – MCA, DOLS and LPS course teaches you everything on the topic thoroughly from scratch so you can achieve a professional certificate for free to showcase your achievement in professional life. This Mental Health & Care – MCA, DOLS and LPS course is a comprehensive, instructor-guided course, designed to provide a detailed understanding of the nature of the related sector and your key roles within it.

    To become successful in your profession, you must have a specific set of skills to succeed in today’s competitive world. In this in-depth training course, you will develop the most in-demand skills to kickstart your career, as well as upgrade your existing knowledge & skills.

    The training materials of this course are available online for you to learn at your own pace and fast-track your career with ease.

    Key Features of the Mental Health & Care - MCA, DOLS and LPS Course :

    Our trusted, high quality and affordable Mental Health & Care – MCA, DOLS and LPS course trains individuals to become experts in their field.

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

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    Who should take the course

    Anyone with a knack for learning new skills can take this Mental Health & Care – MCA, DOLS and LPS course. While this comprehensive training is popular for preparing people for job opportunities in the relevant fields, it also helps to advance your career for promotions.


    All of our courses, including this Mental Health & Care – MCA, DOLS and LPS course, 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.


    Once you’ve successfully completed your Mental Health & Care – MCA, DOLS and LPS course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.


    At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

    Course Curriculum

    • Introduction to the Mental Capacity 
    • The Mental Capacity Act of 2005
    • Changes that the MCA Will Introduce 
    • The Code of Practice for the MCA
    • The Five Principles of MCA 

    » Presumption of Capacity

    » Supported Decision-Making

    » Unwise Decisions

    » Best Interests

    » The Least Restrictive Option

    • Summary
    • Assessment
    • The MCA and The Mental Health Act 1983/2007 
    • The MCA and Assessment Processes Across Health and Social Care 
    • The MCA and State Benefit Appointees 
    • The MCA and Human Tissue Act 2004 
    • The MCA and Children and Young People
    • The MCA and Other Acts
    • Summary
    • Assessment
    • What Is the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) Procedure?
    • The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Practice 
    • Best Interest Principles 

    » Presumption of Capacity

    » Right to Be Supported to Make Your Own Decisions

    » Right to Make Eccentric or Unwise Decisions

    » Best Interests

    » Least Restrictive Intervention

    • Basic Principles of DOLS 
    • Responsibility for Applying the Safeguards

    » When Should an Application be Made?

    » Is It a Restriction of Liberty or a Deprivation?

    • Summary
    • Assessment
    • Use of the MCA and DoLS in a Pandemic
    • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
    • Best Interest Decisions 
    • Delivering Life-Saving Treatment 
    • Depriving a Person of their Liberty 
    • Hospitals and Care Homes 
    • Supervisory Bodies 
    • Emergency Public Health Powers 
    • Summary
    • Assessment
    • Mental Health Act
    • Advice for Carers and Families
    • Who Decides that Someone should be Detained?
    • Mental Health Assessment
    • What Does the Term ‘Being Sectioned’ Mean?
    • Appealing Against Being Detained
    • Consent to Treatment
    • “Section 17 Leave”
    • Community Treatment Order
    • The SOAD Service
    • Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)
    • Mental Health Act During the Coronavirus Outbreak
    • Summary
    •  Introduction to the Liberty Protection Safeguards
    •  Why Are the Liberty Protection Safeguards Being Introduced?
    •  Difference Between the Liberty Protection Safeguards and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
    •  Liberty Protection Safeguards to replace DoLS
    • Factors of the LPS

    » Applications Made by People Aged Over 16

    » Responsible Bodies

    » Applicable to People in Private and Domestic Settings

    » The Pre-Authorisation Review

    » Objections and the Role of AMCP

    » Care Home Arrangements

    » Right to Information

    •  Interim and Emergency Deprivation of Liberty
    •  Duration of the Authorisation
    •  Conditions and Renewals
    •  Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
    •  Rights of Legal Challenge
    •  Summary


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