Mental Capacity Act

Course Information

Provides employees with a good understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Course Objectives /Aims & Learning Outcomes

Course Aims: On completion of the course delegates will be able to;
  • Describe the Mental Capacity Act and its role in Care
  • List roles and responsibilities
  • State relevant Legislation
Learning Outcomes:
  • To make staff more aware of the Mental Capacity act and how to work within the law.

Course Outline

The qualification covers the following topics:
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Influences in care
  • Power of Attorney
  • Key terminology
  • Actions to be taken

Intended for

  • All employees in the health and social care sector

Modes of delivery

  • Presentation
  • Group discussion and activities
  • Assessment

Benefits Perceived by the Delegates

  • More awareness of mental capacity act 2005
  • Better Care Planning
  • Attendance Certificate

Course Duration

  • 3 hrs

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