This course enhances competence and confidence in working within the framework of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA).
- Explain the aims and principles of the MCA
- Describe who might be affected by the MCA
- Explain how and when to assess someone's mental capacity
- Explain how to work out what is in a person's best interests
- Describe how to recognise restraint and deprivation of liberty
- Outline the protections given by the deprivation of liberty safeguards