About The Course

The Mental Capacity Act course informs learners about the Mental Capacity Act 2005 legislation and how it affects working practise within the health and social care sector. Learners will understand why it was necessary to introduce this legislation for adults who may lack capacity and the importance of implementing the 5 key principles of the act into working practise.

Learners must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in all group activities, case studies and group discussions.
All learners will receive a certificate of completion
3 Hours, typical course times are 0930-1630.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client
A maximum of 15 learners per trainer are allowed


Key Features

Understanding mental capacity
Recognise who may lack the capacity to make decisions
The history of the Mental Capacity Act
Who does the act protect
The 5 key principles of the act
The assessment process
How to make a best interest decision
Recognising what a IMCA does
Understand the importance of record keeping