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Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA)

Course details

Aim: To raise awareness and to recognise your roles and responsibilities when applying principles of the Mental Capacity Act.

Dates: Wednesday 22 May 2024, Tuesday 3 December 2024

Time: 9.30am to 12.30pm

Venue: Gateshead Council's Learning Centre

Facilitators: Multi Agency trainers

Booking: via Learning Hub

Course objectives

  • Understand the 5 principles of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Recognise the importance and significance of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Explore the requirements on practitioners when assessing capacity
  • Understand the terminology surrounding the Mental Capacity Act

Suitable for

  • Intercollegiate Framework: level 1 People identified in Groups 1 - 3
  • Bournemouth University Framework: People identified in Group A-B2
  • Anyone who cares for an individual with mental health problem or those who require a basic knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (2005)

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