Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation Of Liberty Safeguards
This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This
includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be
put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated
fairly at all times.
It also introduces the deprivation of liberty safeguards. These safeguards provide a framework for
approving the deprivation of liberty for people who lack the capacity to consent to treatment or care
in either a hospital or care home setting.
|Course||Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|MCA and DOLS||1||Introduction||70|
|MCA and DOLS||2||What is the Mental Capacity Act?||70|
|MCA and DOLS||3||Assessing Capacity||70|
|MCA and DOLS||4||The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards||70|
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration: 75 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).