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Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS

244 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Course Overview

Most of us take decision-making for granted, by those who lack mental capacity due to illness or impairment need proper care and support when it comes to their best interests. If you’re currently working in the mental health care sector and want to learn more about MCA & DOLS, then this course is for you.

This course will explore the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) in detail, covering key principles and legal responsibilities of service providers. You’ll learn how to assess mental capacity in individuals and broaden your understanding of the role of the court of protection in regards to DOLS.

Furthermore, you’ll familiarise with the process of decision making for the benefit of service users, and implications involved for both service user and provider. This course can be studied on a part-time or full-time basis, and there are no specific learning requirements to enrol.

Protect the rights of those who lack mental capacity and become a competent health care professional, by studying this course today.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Learn the proper definition of the deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS)
  • Know how to assess mental capacity in individuals as a healthcare professional
  • Learn how to support someone lacking capacity and protect their best interests
  • Broaden your knowledge of the role of the Court of Protection and court-appointed deputies
  • Gain an excellent understanding of the application and authorisation of DOLS
  • Understand the implications of DOLS for both the service user and service provider
  • Deepen your understanding of the supporting framework for mental health care provision

Who is This Course for?

This mental health care training course applies to the following:

  • Anyone who works in the mental health care sector
  • Personal carers and those who work in care homes or hospitals
  • Aspiring healthcare professionals who want to develop their knowledge & skills

Course Curriculum

Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS - Updated Version
Module 1. The Mental Capacity Act 00:17:00
Module 2. Assessment of Mental Capacity 00:12:00
Module 3. Best Interest Decision Making 00:22:00
Module 4. Advocacy and Advance Planning 00:15:00
Module 5. Providing Care or Treatment to People Who Lack Capacity 00:14:00
Module 6. Confidentiality and Record Keeping 00:10:00
Module 7. Public Bodies and Services Created by MCA Act 2005 00:12:00
Module 8. Interface with Legislation, Policy and Procedures 00:17:00
Module 9. Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 00:19:00
Module 10. Authorised Deprivation 00:22:00
Module 11. Legal Background to DOLS 00:16:00
Module 12. The Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards During a Pandemic 00:20:00
Module 13. Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) 00:25:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS 00:20:00
Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS - Old Version
Module 1: Introduction to MCA
Module 1: Introduction to MCA 00:15:00
Module 2: Statutory Principles & Their Applications
Module 2: Statutory Principles & Their Applications 00:15:00
Module 3: How to Help People to Make Their Own Decisions
Module 3: How to Help People to Make Their Own Decisions 00:20:00
Module 4: How to Assess Mental Capacity
Module 4: How to Assess Mental Capacity 00:30:00
Module 5: What ‘Best Interests’ Mean?
Module 5: What ‘Best Interests’ Mean? 00:45:00
Module 6: Protection for the People Providing Treatment or Care
Module 6: Protection for the People Providing Treatment or Care 01:00:00
Module 7: Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
Module 7: Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) 01:00:00
Module 8: Role of the Court of Protection and Court-appointed Deputies
Module 8: Role of the Court of Protection and Court-appointed Deputies 01:00:00
Module 9: Advance decisions to Refuse Treatment
Module 9: Advance decisions to Refuse Treatment 01:00:00
Module 10: The New Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service
Module 10: The New Independent Mental Capacity Advocate Service 01:00:00
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)
Module 11: What Are the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards?
Module 11: What Are the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards? 00:15:00
Module 12: What Is Deprivation of Liberty?
Module 12: What Is Deprivation of Liberty? 00:20:00
Module 13: Application and Authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty
Module 13: Application and Authorisation of Deprivation of Liberty 00:20:00
Module 14: Assessment Process for a Standard Authorisation of DOL
Module 14: Assessment Process for a Standard Authorisation of DOL 00:35:00
Module 15: What Happens after the Assessments?
Module 15: What Happens after the Assessments? 00:20:00
Module 16: Urgent Authorisations of Deprivation of Liberty
Module 16: Urgent Authorisations of Deprivation of Liberty 00:20:00
Module 17: Role of the Representative
Module 17: Role of the Representative 00:20:00
Module 18: Review and Termination of Authorisation
Module 18: Review and Termination of Authorisation 00:15:00
Module 19: Deprivation of Liberty without Authorisation
Module 19: Deprivation of Liberty without Authorisation 00:15:00
Module 20: The Court of Protection
Module 20: The Court of Protection 00:15:00
Order your Certificate
Order your Certificate 00:00:00
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