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Introduction to The Mental Capacity Act

Webinar

This is a 1.5-hour complementary structured webinar discussion. This skype webinar discussion is suitable for new staff who have limited training / learning with regards to the Mental Capacity Act 2005

There is an expectation that individuals will complete Introduction to Mental Capacity Act e-learning course on the Learning and Development Gateway prior to attending.

The Mental Capacity Act e-learning will assist you in learning how to support people to make decisions, aid you in identifying when a mental capacity assessment is required and how to carry one out appropriately. You will also briefly explore how 'Best Interests' decisions are made and learn your responsibilities in relation to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
The aim of the structured webinar discussion offers people to opportunity to ask questions and clarify their responsibility and duties relating to the Mental Capacity Act guidance and legislation.
If you apply what you have learnt in this online learning module you will be able to;

  • Know what is meant by mental capacity.
  • Explain the five key principles of the Mental Capacity Act.
  • State the two steps of a Mental Capacity Assessment.
  • Define what is meant by 'Best Interests'.
  • Summarise the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
  • Prior to attending this online webinar, you must complete Introduction to Mental Capacity Act e-learning course on the Learning and Development Gateway.
    Care Management / Health Care / Mental Health Care / Safeguarding
    Adult Services / Care Homes / Children Services / Health Care / PVI Sector - Adults
    target audience
    Diane Ellis / Jane Monday
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    Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
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    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Thursday 22 October 202010:00 - 11:30Online LearningTBA
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Thursday 22 October 2020

    10:00 - 11:30

    Online Learning

    TBA


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