Amplio Training Course Portfolio
Mental Capacity Act (2005) & (DoLS)
This course will be delivered by Distance Learning or Group TrainingThe Mental Capacity Act aims to empower and protect people who may not be able to make some decisions for themselves. It also enables people to plan ahead in case they are unable to make important decisions for themselves in the future.
The course includes the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) – a set of checks that aims to make sure that any care that restricts a person’s liberty is both appropriate and in their best interests. People working in social care must have an awareness of and be able to implement this act in their daily practice.
This course offers:
- An increased understanding of the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
- Knowledge of your duties and responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
- Skills to document clarify the rationale, the process and the outcome of decision-making when the person does not have the capacity to make a particular decision.
- An understanding of how complying with the Mental Capacity Act enhances a person-centred and dignified approach to care.
It is suitable for those working within a supported living or care setting.
The training can be adapted bespoke to your organisation's policy, procedures and record keeping.
It links into the Care Certificate standard 9
- Explain what is meant by the term “capacity”
- Understand the importance of the MCA Code of Practice
- Understand the key principles of the MCA
- Explain why it is important to assume someone has capacity unless there is evidence they do not
- Recognise who may lack capacity to make decisions
- Explain what is meant by “consent" and how it can change according to what decisions may need to be taken
- Identify ways in which you can assist people to make decisions for themselves
- Understand how and why capacity is assessed and who can undertake a capacity assessment
- Explain what is meant by a best interest decision
- Understand what IMCAs do
- Explain what a Lasting Power of Attorney is
- Understand your role regarding deprivation of liberty
- Understand the meaning of advanced statements regarding future care
- Understand record keeping and recognise when to ask for guidance
Numbers16 students can be accommodated on this course.
Assessment & CertificationThe tutor ensures a thorough understanding has been achieved through discussion, activities, practical scenarios and when required a written or verbal questions and answers.
A certificate of attendance will be received upon completion of the course.
No dates have currently been scheduled for this course.
Please contact us with a view to tailoring a course to your needs either at our training centre or an in house course at your premises subject to us assessing the suitability of your premises.
These courses can be set at your own pace with tutor support. The learner
is required to undertake self-learning compromising of a series of modules
and assessment within a time framework e.g. 3 weeks.
The trainer will have contact with the learners on a regular basis (email/phone/webchat) to allow monitoring of their learning and to offer guidance and ultimately when they are ready for the assessment.
The assessment is by professional discussion and where relevant practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence
Learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks. Contact us.
These courses are scheduled as set in scheduled courses or arranged to
meet the needs and timing for the organisation. Contact
The schedule will be set within the time required for the specific course e.g. 0900 - 1500 and delivered through webinar however learners must be prepared to arrange with the Trainer individual assessment time that can take up to an hour.
The assessment is by professional discussion and, where relevant, practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence.
Prior to the course learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks.
FAA has an FAA Reasonable Adjustment Policy but due to the level of unsupervised learning, a learner will need the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the manual, PowerPoint presentation and any other resources.
Group Training - face to face
In our Group Training COVID-19 safety guidance is strictly adhered to at
all times whether training is at our own venue or delivered at your premises.
Learners are required to follow any safety precautions in place
Any courses not scheduled can be arranged
on request by contacting us.
Our programs are professional and adaptable to meet the needs of the individual and training groups as a whole and maximise learner potential.
We endeavour to ensure our training sessions are innovative and interactive, using a variety of training tools and realistic scenarios to encourage discussion and learning.
To minimise the time spent in classroom First Aid and Moving and Assisting
People courses can be delivered through blended learning; Group Training
and Distance Learning.
We can provide the venue or come to you in line with COVID-19 Safety Guidance.
Training can be booked on evening or weekends if required. We can spread the course over a number of sessions to suit your needs.
For more information or for group discounts, multi-course bundles and non-scheduled
dates and times simply complete the quick enquiry
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