MCA - Senior staff and managers course
CDP Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/17.
This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements. Contact us to arrange an in-house customised course.
- Human rights and the importance of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
- The core principles
- Assessing capacity, roles and responsibilities
- Who can make decisions about me?
- Advance decisions to refuse treatment and lasting powers of attorney
- Independent mental capacity advocates
- ‘Best interests’ decisions and restraint
- Authority for action and the criminal offences
- understand their legal responsibilities under the MCA and the implications for your practice and that of your staff
- be able to apply the principles of the MCA when managing care services
- use a framework for supporting and involving people when making decisions
- understand how the MCA and the Code of Practice can be used to keep people safe
- have a clear understanding of the links between human rights, essential standards of quality and safety and the MCA
- be clear about roles and responsibilities for making decisions under the MCA
- have explored with colleagues how human rights principles inform good practice when supporting people to make decisions
- have planned what else to do to improve knowledge and understanding of how best to provide care and support to people.