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Book your Mental Capacity Act course with Wright Way Training

Mental Capacity Act

This full day course will help those attending to understand what mental capacity is and takes an in-depth look into the complexity of the Mental Capacity Act (2005). This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in mental capacity, for those who work with and support those living with fluctuating capacity or those deemed to have no capacity. 

This course covers:

- The scope and development of the Mental Capacity Act (2005)
- Human Rights Law and how it relates to mental capacity
- The principles of the Mental Capacity Act
- How the Act impacts healthcare practice
- Assessing for mental capacity
- Supporting someone to plan ahead
- Decision making under the Mental Capacity Act
- Best interest decisions
- Restraint and the Mental Capacity Act
- An introduction to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
- The relationship between the Mental Capacity Act and the Mental Health Act
- Mental capacity and young people aged 16 and 17
- Mental capacity and safeguarding
- Settling disputes and disagreements
- Consent, refusal and the Mental Capacity Act

Key information
- A maximum of 12 participants can be accommodated on the course to ensure quality of teaching.
- Each learner will receive a workbook which they will complete throughout the duration of the course.
- Each person will need to complete a theory assessment at the end of the course.
- Successful participation of the course and all the assessments will result in certification.
- The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Course duration: 
Full-day - 7 hours

Course cost
7 hours for up to 12 participants: £399

All courses booked require a 50% deposit to secure your date, please see our terms and conditions for further details.
Any discounts will be applied at the point of invoicing.  

Most of our courses can either be delivered in a venue of your choice, or in our own training room, located in Bridgwater, Somerset.

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