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Best Interests Decisions
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'When can I make best interests decisions and how do I make them?'

This three hour course is designed to help staff make best interests decisions that are legally and ethically sound. It is an excellent introduction or refresher and is suitable for nursing and senior care staff who are familiar with the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
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Best Interests Decisions

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Senior care and nursing staff responsible for making best interests decisions

This course is not suitable for staff who lack familiarity with the Mental Capacity Act

To help staff make the best possible best interests decisions for those in their care
Up to 15 students

- Defining 'best interests'
- Needs Vs Wants
- Why best interests matters
- When best interests decisions
  can / cannot be made
- When someone lacks mental capacity
- Best interests process
- Who should be involved in
  making decisions
- Best interests exercises
- Need to document decisions
- Need to review decisions
- Test

Workbook exercises, group discussion

Students are assessed on their performance in the class and in the summative test at the end.





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