Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS
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.
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.
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Why study this course
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
Once you have successfully completed this online mental health 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
|Mental Health Care Training - MCA & DOLS|
|Module 1. The Mental Capacity Act||00:17:00|
|Module 2. Assessment of Mental Capacity||00:16:00|
|Module 3. Best Interest Decision Making||00:23:00|
|Module 4. Advocacy and Advance Planning||00:17:00|
|Module 5. Providing Care or Treatment to People Who Lack Capacity||00:16:00|
|Module 6. Confidentiality and Record Keeping||00:13:00|
|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 – Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS||00:20:00|
|Final Exam – Mental Health Care Training – MCA & DOLS||00:20:00|