Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - RefresherSubject categories: General Health and Social Care, Safeguarding and Legal
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Scenarios, case studies, group discussions and small group activities.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Mental Capacity Act 2005
The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2009
And the following QCF unit:
Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care
What is mental capacity?
The five core principles
What is lack of capacity?
Assessment of capacity
Record keeping and handling information
Safeguarding and protection
Reflection of previous practice
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
What could been seen as a deprivation?
Supreme Court Ruling
Documentation you need to have in place
Submitting an Authorisation/Urgent Authorisation
Reviewing practice/keeping up to date
State the five core principles
Describe the process to assess capacity
Explain what a deprivation of Liberty could be
State the Acid Test – under the supreme court ruling
Demonstrate how to complete authorisation/urgent authorisation
State how to keep practice up to date