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Mental Capacity Act & DOLS Training

3 hours - £30pp

Welcome to Helping Hands' Mental Capacity Act and DOLS training course which upon completion will enable participants to understand the Mental Capacity Act and deprivation of liberty standards. As well as understanding the importance of capacity, the legal framework around this and how to best support clients and decision makers, as well as knowledge of all current legislation pertaining to this topic.

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Mental Capacity Act & DOLS Training Course Overview

Unit I: Introduction

Unit II: What is the Mental Capacity Act and what are DOLS

Unit II: Current legislation

Unit IV: Policy and procedures

Unit V: What is meant by 'best interests'

Unit VI: What protection is available for decision makers

Unit VII: Understanding the limits of restraint issues

Unit VIII: Understanding the roles of various people involved

Unit IX: Conclusion

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need any prior training/qualifications to do this course?

No, participants do not need any prior training or qualifications to attend this course. Helping Hands’ training courses are designed to pass on skills and knowledge to complete novices as well as experienced professionals, all participants will benefit from this course regardless of experience or existing skills/knowledge.

Do you offer this course online?

Yes, a similar version of this course can be accessed via virtual workshop. Helping Hands trainers can deliver this training course over a video conferencing platform such as Zoom where they will share their screen, lead discussions with participants and deliver the learning outcomes over the internet. If you would like to access this course via virtual workshop please get in touch.

Do you need to be physically fit to do this course?

There are no physical aspects to the learning of this course. Therefore, this course is accessible to people of all levels of health and fitness, to be able to pass this course participants need to demonstrate an understanding of the course material and be willing to learn and engage with the course – there are no physical requirements to this.

Do you gain a qualification from this course?

This course is certified by Trainer Courses and participants of this course are deemed to hold a nationally recognised award at Level 2 which will allow them to effectively care for people with limited mental capacities in a legal and supportive way.

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Helping Hands Training Specialists Ltd.
10 Leeds Road
S9 3TY

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