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Mental Capacity Act DOL

Mental Capacity Act DOL

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty online Course with Printable Certificate upon Completion

In this online module you will learn about Deprivation of Liberty. You will understand what the term means for those who are in your care, and in what circumstances it may be necessary to deprive someone of their liberty.

You will learn about the legal framework which protects those unable to care for themselves, and become familiar with the detailed processes to follow before, during and after an authorisation for a deprivation of liberty has been granted by the appropriate authorities.

Course Outline:

1. Introduction

2. The Mental Capacity Act

3. What is ‘deprivation of liberty’?

4. DOL safeguards and codes of practice

5. Applying for a DOL authorisation

6. Knowledge Test


The course has full audio and includes both formative and summative assessment.


For more information on this course please contact: info@careshield.co.uk