Mental Capacity Act, Human Rights and DoLS MA2103

Course Summary

This training session has been prepared to ensure that all staff are fully up-to-date with regard to the organisations and their own Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards responsibilities.


This course will enable participants  to have a greater understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.


At the end of the session participants will be able to :

  • List the functions of the Mental Capacity
  • Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation
  • Explain what is meant by the term ‘best interests’
  • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys
  • Describe the function of the Court of Protection
  • Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Target Population

All staff.

Lecturer: Jeshni Amblum-Almer, ANP and Course Director

Recommended Courses

Mental Health for Primary Care

Mandatory Training

*This course can be accessed as a stand alone module or part of the Mandatory Training self paced online learning package.



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