Overview: To provide a basic knowledge and understanding of the Mental Capacity Act.
Outcome: By the end of the training participants will have an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act and its implications on those who lack capacity. This will include participation in group discussion and question and answer sessions.
Topics Covered: Background to the Mental Capacity Act, What is Mental Capacity?, Key Principles the Act, Helping to Make Decisions, Testing for Capacity, Decision Making, Caring for Those Who Lack Capacity, Restrictive Practice, Legal Documentation.
Number of Attendees: 15 Maximum