Mental Capacity

Working properly with people who may lack what is known as, "mental capacity" is expected of health and social care providers, which requires training.

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About the course

This course makes mental capacity straightforward to understand and work with, in a legally compliant manner.

Thorough and informative, it is put across in plain language, which makes is easy to understand.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is a course you will find extremely useful.

What does the course cover?

  • Advance Directives
  • Assessing capacity
  • Attorneys and Deputies
  • Best interests
  • Choice
  • Codes of Practice
  • Court of Protection
  • Decision making
  • IMCA service (advocacy)
  • Lack of capacity
  • Living wills
  • Mental capacity, what it is and is not 
  • Mental health
  • Needs, wishes and preferences
  • Person centred care
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Presumption of capacity
  • Principles of mental capacity
  • Protection from liability
  • Public Guardian
  • Restraint
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How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.

Contributes to Care Certificate Standard 9

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All new health and social care workers should be inducted according to the Care Certificate framework. This replaces the Common Induction Standards and National Minimum Training Standards.

Social Care TV have a wide range of training that satisfies the requirements of the Care Certificate. Furthermore, our training covers, at the same time, important aspects of further vocational training.

Learn about the Care Certificate

Also available as part of the Care Certificate Induction. Save up to £70!

This 20 course pack features all the training required for health and social care workers to satisfy the requirement of the Care Certificate.

This great value pack is perfect for new employees to get them inducted quickly and fully trained to national standards.

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£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
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  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

This course is also available as part of our Care Certificate induction.

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