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Mental Capacity Act Training for Tricuro and staff in the Independent, Voluntary and Private Sector

To have an overview of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to apply it, make best interest decisions and understand the deprivation of liberty process.

Training dates
DateVenueTimeCost
10 January 2019 Community Learning & Resource Centre, Wimborne 9.30am to 1pm £30
14 February 2019 Dorset History Centre, Dorchester 9.30am to 1pm £30
12 March 2019 Purbeck Centre, Wareham 9.30am to 1pm £30

Learning outcomes

Assessing capacity

  • an understanding of the process of assessing capacity and the thresholds for decisions
  • the practical skills needed to assess capacity
  • how to ensure appropriate record keeping

Best interest decisions

  • an understanding of the process of making Best Interest Decisions
  • who needs to be involved in Best Interest Decision making
  • the practical skills needed to assess Best Interests
  • how to ensure appropriate record keeping

Deprivation of liberty safeguards

  • depending on which sector you are in, you will have an understanding of what Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards is
  • your role, what information is needed and the tools and contacts to complete this whether that is applying for a Deprivation of liberty Safeguards or going to the Court of Protection

Target group

Tricuro staff and the Independent, voluntary and private care providers working in Adult Social Care. 

Before you attend, watch this introductory video to the Mental Capacity Act.

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Learning and Development, Adult services

Name: Adult Services
Email: ACSLandOD@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Tel: 01305 225060
Full details for Learning and Development, Adult services

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