Mental Capacity Act & DoLS for Managers

19th September, 2024

Learn how to navigate the Mental Capacity Act & DoLS as a manager - don't miss out on this essential training session!

MCA and DOLS Training For Managers

This Mental Capacity Act and DOLS (mca/dols) for managers training course aims to provide delegates with a clear understanding of their responsibilities as managers in relation to Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DOLS).

The training will also explain the Mental Capacity Act’s implementation throughout the industry.

This vital training provides managers with a strong working knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS). Gain greater awareness of lawful versus unlawful deprivation of liberty.

Understand how to make best interest decisions for vulnerable individuals lacking capacity. Learn how MCA and DOLS provide critical safeguards for those with learning disabilities, dementia, and mental health conditions.

Key Learning Objectives

By the end of this mca and dols training for managers course, you will be able to:

· Explain the principles of the MCA 2005 and associated codes of practice.

· Recognise when the MCA versus DOLS applies to a given situation.

· Make lawful decisions in the best interests of those lacking mental capacity.

· Avoid unlawful deprivation of liberty through proportional restrictions.

· Implement DOLS protocols when restraint may be warranted.

· Obtain consent appropriately from individuals or attorneys.

· Support employees with reduced mental capacity in the least restrictive manner.

· Monitor evolving capacity and adjust approaches accordingly.

· Access resources for formal capacity assessments when needed.

· Document decisions and care rationale thoroughly.

This course ensures managers remain compliant with MCA and DOLS while supporting vulnerable individuals respectfully.

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