Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS

Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS

259 STUDENTS ENROLLED

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 looking to start a career in the mental health care sector, or currently work in this 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:

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

Certification

Endorsed Certification from ABC Awards

After successfully completing this course, learners will be able to order an endorsed certificate as proof of their new qualification. Endorsed certificates can be ordered and get delivered to your home by post for only £109. There is an additional £10 postage charge for international students.

CPD Certification from One Education

After successfully completing the MCQ assessment of this course, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, at the cost of £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, at the cost of £15.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that One Education has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by One Education to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Assessment

To simplify the procedure of evaluation for learners, we provide an automated assessment system. Upon completion of an online module, you will immediately be given access to a specifically crafted MCQ test. The results will be evaluated instantly, and the score displayed for your perusal. For each test, the pass mark will be set to 60%.

Why study this course

This Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 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

Career Path

Once you have successfully completed this Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS course, you will have the necessary skills to support service users who lack mental capacity, within a health care setting. Related professions in this field include:

  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Social Worker
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Psychologists

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Course Curriculum

Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS
Module 1. The Mental Capacity Act
Module 1. The Mental Capacity Act 00:17:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 2. Assessment of Mental Capacity
Module 2. Assessment of Mental Capacity 00:16:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 3. Best Interest Decision Making
Module 3. Best Interest Decision Making 00:23:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 4. Advocacy and Advance Planning
Module 4. Advocacy and Advance Planning 00:17:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 5. Providing Care or Treatment to People Who Lack Capacity
Module 5. Providing Care or Treatment to People Who Lack Capacity 00:16:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 6. Confidentiality and Record Keeping
Module 6. Confidentiality and Record Keeping 00:13:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 7. Public Bodies and Services Created by MCA Act 2005
Module 7. Public Bodies and Services Created by MCA Act 2005 00:12:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 8. Interface with Legislation, Policy and Procedures
Module 8. Interface with Legislation, Policy and Procedures 00:17:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 9. Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Module 9. Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 00:19:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 10. Authorised Deprivation
Module 10. Authorised Deprivation 00:22:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 11. Legal Background to DOLS
Module 11. Legal Background to DOLS 00:16:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 12. The Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards During a Pandemic
Module 12. The Mental Capacity Act (2005) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards During a Pandemic 00:20:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Module 13. Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)
Module 13. Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) 00:25:00
Assessment Module 13
Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS 00:10:00
Recommended Readings
Recommended Readings – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS Unlimited
Optional Assignment
Optional Assignment – Mental Health Care – MCA & DOLS Unlimited
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