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Mental Capacity Act And Deprivation Of Liberty In Practice

Event Code AD 20/2515
Event Description This one day webinar is for all West Sussex County Council workers who need to carry out a mental capacity assessment and understand best interests decision making. It will also provide an overview of deprivation of liberty and your responsibilities in relation to this.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMapInternal LA costPVI/Care Provider costPartnership costExternal cost
Session 1Thursday
10 December 2020
09:30 - 12:30Online LearningTBA£0£0£100
Session 2Friday
11 December 2020
09:30 - 12:30Online LearningTBA
Subject areas Care Management / Day Services / Dementia / Disability / General Care / Health Care / Legislation / Mental Health Care / Social Work
Target audience
WSCC Staff
target audience
Course Owner Learning and Development Admin (
Eliot Smith
Training objectives The aim of this webinar is to enable you to apply case law to complete a robust mental capacity assessment, to understand how to make a best interests decision, and to understand how to record the process. The webinar will also cover how people can plan ahead for a time when they may lose capacity to make certain decisions.