Introduction to Mental Capacity Act and DoLS

This 1 day course aims to inform adult social care staff of their duties under the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS.

Learning outcomes

  • to summarise the purpose and principles of the act
  • determine why there is a need to assess capacity
  • explore how to assess capacity
  • define how to work with an individual to evidence best interest decisions
  • recognise the role of the IMCA and Powers of Attorney
  • identify the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards


The cost of this course is £40.


26 November 2019 - More information / Book now
5 February 2020 - More information / Book now

All bookings are made using CPD Online. If you do not already have a CPD account, please send an email to with your:

  • organisation name
  • address
  • telephone number

Please note: Adult social care courses are for staff currently employed in a health and social care setting.

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