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Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

The Mental Capacity Act provides a framework for the purpose of protecting vulnerable adults. Notably those in nursing, residential as well as care homes. The act will asses the persons ability to consent and make informed decisions.

The deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS) are part of the mental capacity act. These additionally relate to those who lack the capacity to consent. The safeguards are there, so that any restrictions or restraints used are in the patients best interests.

This course is an essential training programme for anyone working in the care, support or treatment of adults.

This course is approved by CPD Certification Service  Our CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and distributed under licence.

Course Title:
Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
Approx. 75 minutes
Upon successful completion you will be able to download a certificate for printing.
Certified By:

  • Introduction
  • What is the mental capacity act
  • Assessing Capacity
  • Deprivation of liberty safeguards

This course is essential for any workers who may involved in the care, support, or treatment of adults who may lack the capacity to consent.

You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 70%.

£15. You will need a separate license for each participant. Discounts are available for bulk purchases of 10 or more licences, across any topics. Please contact us for more details.

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