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ASC/CS MCA & DoLS (LPS) Advanced Supporting Children & Young Adults Webinar

Venue - Virtual Classroom, Sand Martin House, Bittern Way, Fletton Quays
Course Tutors
James Codling
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Team (
Target Audience
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Adult Services
Adult Social Care / Children's Social Care
Course description
For PCC Children's teams and those seconded to CPFT working in Children's Disability. It offers a bespoke training package relevant to your role and professional responsibilities.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
Module 1:

• Recognise duties and responsibilities regarding consent.

• Identify legal responsibilities and practice implications under the Care Act, MCA and DoLS.

• Understand how the MCA principles apply in practice.

• Identify the decision/time specific nature of mental capacity.

• Be able to complete and record capacity assessments in practice.

Module 2:

• Be able to complete and record best interest assessments in practice.

• Identify legal arrangements that relate to the MCA/DoLS.

• Understand the role of IMCA’s.

• Identify recording issues associated with restrictions and restraints in health and social care.

• Understand what constitutes a DoL as per the ‘acid test’.

• Understand how DoL is authorised in care homes, hospitals and in the community.

• Identify local authority responsibilities in relation to Deprivation of Liberty.

More details to follow, once the final version of the NEW MCA (LPS) Code of Practice and Regulations are published.
Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 6 July 2022
End Date
Wednesday 13 July 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 5 July 2022
13:00 - 16:00
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