Mental Capacity

Working properly with people who may lack what is known as, “mental capacity” is expected of health and social care providers, which requires training. Course Description Syllabus Care Certificate Related courses

About the course

This course makes mental capacity straightforward to understand and work with, in a legally compliant manner. Thorough and informative, it is put across in plain language, which makes is easy to understand.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is a course you will find extremely useful.

What does the course cover?

  • Advance Directives
  • Assessing capacity
  • Attorneys and Deputies
  • Best interests
  • Choice
  • Codes of Practice
  • Court of Protection
  • Decision making
  • IMCA service (advocacy)
  • Lack of capacity
  • Living wills
  • Mental capacity, what it is and is not
  • Mental health
  • Needs, wishes and preferences
  • Person centred care
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Presumption of capacity
  • Principles of mental capacity
  • Protection from liability
  • Public Guardian Restraint