Mental Capacity Act 2005

Course content

  • What is the mental capacity act
  • Definitions and principles
  • Assessing capacity
  • Protection and best interests
  • Deprivation of liberty safeguards

Learning aims

Since coming into force in October 2007, this Act of Parliament has been the subject of much debate.

Our training is designed to contextualise the broad aims of the Act within the professional practices of staff. They will be appraised of their legal responsibilities with regard to assessing capacity and the constraints of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

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