Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training Online Course

Course Description

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.

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training Online Course

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0301.3-75 minutesFormal (multiple choice)CPD-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1Introduction70
2What is the Mental Capacity Act?70
3Assessing Capacity70
4The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards70

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