Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005

Mental Capacity Act training is required in many sectors including the care sector. This course deals with the mental capacity act 2005 in a clear and simple approach. Providing learners with an understanding of the fundamentals of the Mental Capacity Act framework.

Target Group

  • Organisations and staff who work with vulnerable adults in a Hospital setting, staff in care and support services.
  • Health Professionals in a community setting who manage and/or participate in the process of MCA.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course, staff will be able to:

  • Appreciate the central principles of the Act and their relevance to clinical practice.
  • Understand how the Act can provide for future decision-making in the event of a person losing his/her decision-making capacity.
  • Understand how the Act can provide for substitute decision-making in the event of a person's incapacity to make a specific decision when it is required.
  • Recognise how the Act informs clinical practice more generally across both health and social care settings.
  • Understand the role of the Office of the Public Guardian and the Court of Protection.

Training Level

  • Basic / Intermediate


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  • 1 Day

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