Introduction to The Mental Capacity Act

Event Code AD 20/863
Event Description
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.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Thursday
22 October 2020
10:00 - 11:30Online LearningTBA£0£0£0
Subject areas Care Management / Health Care / Mental Health Care / Safeguarding
Target audience
Adult Services / Care Homes / Children Services / Health Care / PVI Sector - Adults
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (
Diane Ellis / Jane Monday
Training objectives 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.