Mental Capacity Act Awareness
To introduce participants to the key messages of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, and explore the implications for different service areas
By the end of the course paricipants will be able to:
- list the five guiding principles and apply them to individual roles.
- explain what it means to lack capacity
- Identify who needs to use the Code of Practice and where to find it
Mary Johnson, Staff Development Officer, Joint training Team
Dates and locations
17th January 10.00 – 12.30, Wildlife Trust Shrewsbury 22nd January 10.00 – 12.30, Shrewsbury T & D Centre 10th February 1.00 – 3.30, Lantern Centre Shrewsbury 25th February 1.00 – 3.30, Lantern Centre, Shrewsbury 17th March 1.00 – 3.30, Lantern Centre, Shrewsbury 1st April 1.00 – 3.30, Lantern Centre Shrewsbury
All workers in Social Care, Housing, Independent Sector, Community Health Trust, with no prior knowledge of the subject
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Introduce the concept of deprivation of liberty and ensure staff are aware when an Authorisation is needed and how to apply for one.
By the end of the course participants will be able to:
- explain what a deprivation of liberty is
- describe the procedure for requesting authorisations
- recognise the different types of assessment needed
- describe the role of the Relevant Persons representative and the IMCA
- link DOLS with the Adult Protection Procedure
- recgnise the role of the Court of Protection
- explain the referral process to others
Prior to attending this course applicants MUST have attended a Mental Capacity Act Awareness session. If this session was not provided by Shropshire Council Joint Training then evidence of attendance must be provided.
Dates & Locations
31st January 10.00 – 12.30, Wildlife Trust, Shrewsbury 11th March 1.00 – 12.30, Wildlife Trust, Shrewsbury 7th April 1.00 – 3.30, Lantern Centre, Shrewsbury Appropriate to anyone providing care in a residential setting, healthcare assistants, social workers and nurses, as well as senior staff in the Managing Authority and Supervisory Body.
Mary Johnson, Staff Development Officer, Joint Training Team
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