Aims: This course is designed to provide the learners with a better understanding of the most common types of mental health conditions that exist. The course can also be bespoke to a particular mental health condition or a range of mental health conditions. Learners will be required to complete a range of activities during the session.
Mental Capacity Act 2005 and DOLS:
Aims: to provide an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the implications they have for the service user and service provider.
Objectives: the learner will be able to:
❖ Define “capacity” and explain the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
❖ Describe how these may be relevant to your service users and how they may impact on your own practice
❖ Provide a basic description of the assessment process required for assessing both mental capacity and the authorisation for deprivation of liberty
❖ Describe the supporting framework and roles of others specific to these