OverviewThis course is designed to increase the theoretical knowledge of social care professionals on the up to date legal framework, code of practice and human rights that covers the clients’ capacity to make decisions, protection of their cognitive decision making process, and understanding the principles of proper care towards these vulnerable people.
Who is Children’s Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards aimed at?Staff in children’s social care
Course Length1 day
On completion of the course, participants will:
- Understand the functions of the Mental Capacity Act
- Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation
- Understand the Mental Capacity assessment process
- Explain the role of Advance Directives, Lasting Power of Attorneys, IMC