Law, Ethics and Safeguarding in Dementia Care

Event Description This module is for all staff working with people with dementia, it will provides an overview of your duty of care to ensure safe practice. It describes the requirements of the Mental Capacity Act which include that you are to always act in the best interests of people living with dementia who may lack capacity to make a particular decision.

It also discusses the requirement that you can recognise and act on neglect, abuse, or exploitation in your or your colleagues' practice with reference to safeguarding procedures.
Training Objectives The aim of this module is to explore Law, Ethics and Safeguarding in Dementia Care.
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt in this module you will be able to:

  • Enable people living with dementia to exercise choice regarding their care and treatment
  • Identify what to do if someone living with dementia lacks capacity to make a specific decision
  • Recognise and act upon your safeguarding concerns in order to uphold human rights
    Course Pre-Requisites  
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this e-learning module. If you need help in doing this, please contact the Corporate Learning and Development helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003) or see the E-Learning help page. 
    Online Learning Course Category Adult Services 
    Subject Areas Dementia 
    Target Audience PVI Sector - Adults, Adult Services 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    Early Years Subscriber Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 40 Minutes At your desk

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