Mental Capacity Act

one day course

Date:
20 April 2018 - 31 March 2019
Venue:
All Day

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The Mental Capacity Act in Practice   Aims This one day course aims to enable social care staff to maximise their skills in implementing the Mental Capacity Act 2005 confidently, and apply this in daily practice Learning outcomes On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the key parts of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Explain how their working practices will be affected by the legislation
  • Demonstrate how the Act will affect their clients / service users
  • Illustrate how they will use different parts of the Act in their job role
    • Develop a robust understanding of decision/specific capacity assessments for those within their care and the responsibilities of different care staff according to their role
    • Understand how to record and care plan in order to be compliant with CQC inspections
    • Feel confident in dealing with more challenging capacity issues such as fluctuating capacity & unwise decisions
    • Recognise different types of restraint and how to lawfully restrain people under the Act
    • Ensure their clients/residents are given every opportunity to be supported with mental capacity and best interests decisions
  • Recognise the law around unwise decisions and the limits to staff’s actions.
  • Understand the role of attorneys and deputies

          TARGET GROUP: It is designed for Independent, Private, and Voluntary settings: Care Workers in services which support adults who may have difficulties in making their own decisions due to temporary or permanent loss of ‘capacity’. Managers and other senior staff wishing to ‘refresh’ their knowledge of MCA.      

Dates available Venue
02/05/2018 Forest Lodge Education Centre, Charnor Road
18/05/2018 Forest Lodge Education Centre, Charnor Road
05/06/2018 Salvation Army – South Wigston

  Course Times: Arrive 9.00am for a 9:30 start and finish 4.00pm   Refreshments will be provided.   Lunch will NOT be provided   This course is a multi-agency training and will remain fully funded, therefore you will only be charged, if delegates fail to attend. The establishment will be invoiced for the non-attendance rate of £100 per person.     Wider Sector,   book on the course through the Hub, with your user account and password https://leicestershiretotara.learningpool.com/login/index.php   If you do not have an account, this will need to be created for you.  Please follow the link for joining instructions and more information about the Hub http://www.lscdg.org/lms-information/ or email lscdg@leics.gov.uk     For further information relating to the LSCDG, courses and the Learning Management System     Visit our website   - www.lscdg.org   LSCDG Contact: 0116 30 56675 or Email: LSCDG@leics.gov.uk


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