Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberties Virtual Classroom

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview


Point of note:

This training session is to support the MCA & DoLS eLearning that forms an essential part of your Quality & Safety training. Attendance to this virtual classroom training will not negate the need to complete MCA & DoLS eLearning.


  • Describe what the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is
  • Guide the process of understanding of the MCA in the workplace
  • Describe the practitioners role and responsibility in the decision-making process in everyday practice
  • Recognise and apply key skills to create effective support and management for patients with capacity concerns, or known diminished responsibility
  • Produce a reflection on learning and increased understanding of MCA
  • Have an understanding of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard


  • To understand what the Mental Capacity Act is and apply it in practice to ensure best practice in patient care and in practice and in record keeping
  • To have a basic understanding of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard to ensure best practice in patient care and patient record keeping


Registered and unregistered colleagues in the Community Services


Delivered live by an experienced and qualified trainer via Adobe Connect – Virtual Classroom.


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