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Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty


Aims This Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Downloadable Distance Learning Pack is aimed at any worker supporting people with mental health issues. The course will provide each candidate with clear information about Mental Capacity & Deprivation of Liberty and will go towards improving the quality of care and enable them to work with a person centred approach.


  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)
  • Responsibilities and other relevant legislation
  • Empowerment and helping people make their own choices
  • How discrimination in care and the problems associated with a judgemental approach can deprive people of their liberty
  • Best Practice and Compliance


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Distance Learning Pack each candidate will be able to:

  • Identify key areas of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Highlight specific articles of the European Human Rights Act
  • Determine how to assist people to make choices
  • Recognise guiding principles under The Mental Health Act
  • Identify how discrimination and judgemental behaviour can deprive people of their liberty
  • Establish ways to implement best practice