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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Course Number

VEL-1

Time Required*

75 minutes

Assessment

Formal (multiple choice)

Approvals

CPD

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.

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Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

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).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
MCA and DOLS1Introduction70
MCA and DOLS2What is the Mental Capacity Act?70
MCA and DOLS3Assessing Capacity70
MCA and DOLS4The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards70

Mental Capacity Act

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards