Introduction to MCA/DoLS

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St Monica Trust

Course Provider

    Based in Bristol

Regions covered

    South West

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 0117 949 4324.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: 3 Hours
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace, Classroom-based/Venue
  • Suitable for: Individual, Group


This Introduction to MCA/DoLS course is a three hour session that provides an introduction to the Mental Capacity Act for those who are unfamiliar with this important legislation or who would like a refresher. The session is highly interactive and includes films, scenarios, games and exercises to support participants to understand key points.

By the end of the session, participants will:

  • Understand the importance of working within the 5 principles of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Understand what is meant by capacity and how capacity is assessed
  • Understand what is meant by ‘best interests’ and explore realistic scenarios around best interests
  • Understand what a Lasting Power of Attorney is and discuss other key terms in the Mental Capacity Act
  • Understand what is meant by a Deprivation of Liberty and the responsibilities that care providers have when they suspect a deprivation of liberty might be occurring
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Course provider details

  • Contact Person: Gabby Trelease
  • Street Address: Head Office, Cote Lane, Westbury-on-Trym
  • City: Bristol
  • Postcode: BS9 3UN
  • Phone: 0117 949 4324
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