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Mental Capacity Act
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is one of the most significant pieces of legislation in recent years. This course helps staff comply with the Act and provide care which is more sensitive to the wants and needs of clients.
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Mental Capacity Act

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Nurses and Carers

To provide nurses and care staff with
an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Up to 15 students

- Defining the MCA (Mental Capacity
  Act)
- Defining 'mental capacity'
- Possible issues affecting capacity
- Variable nature of capacity 
- Core Principles of the MCA
- 2-Stage test of mental capacity
- 4 Key issues to consider
- Advance decisions
- 'Best interests' 
- Lasting power of attorney
- Refusal of treatment
- Need to document assessments
- Knowledge test

Lecture, group discussion and exercises.

Students are assessed on the basis of their performance of the exercises and in the summative test at the end.

- Care Standards Act 2000
- Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Health & Social Care Act 2008
- NMC Code 2008
- National Occupational Standards 2009
- CQC Essential Standards 2010
- GSCC Standards 2010
- Common Induction Standards 2011
- Levels 2 & 3 Diplomas in Health &
  Social Care 2011

- Attendance forms
- Workbooks
- Knowledge tests
- Feedback forms
- Course notes
- Certificates
- Posters
- Reinforcement exercises
  (for use after the delivery of training) 

Dependent on your training needs.
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