Mental Capacity Act

Upon successful completion of this Mental Capacity Act course, you will know about the Mental Capacity Act, its principles and its implications for vulnerable adults. Course Overview: This course is intended for everyone who works with or has contact with vulnerable adults. The course will enable you to:  • Learn about the people the Act concerns • Know what is Mental Capacity • Learn about the Code of Practice • Know the five core principles of the Act • Know when and how to assess capacity • Know how to making decisions in a person’s best interests • Learn about the importance of keeping good records • Learn what can be done within the law • Learn about restraint • Learn about the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards • Learn about the Lasting Powers of Attorney • Learn about resolving disputes • Learn about the Court of Protection • Learn about advance decisions • Learn about Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) • Learn about the importance of research • Learn about children and young people who lack capacity Upon successful completion of this course, you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name, completion date and CPD hours.

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