Learn about the The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and how The Mental Health Act 2007 amended it to introduce the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).
Understand mental capacity; lacking capacity; and what is meant by fluctuating capacity. What triggers an assessment of capacity? Understand the 2-stage test. Explore examples of day-to-day choices and bigger life-changing decisions. We look at the framework of the Five Principles for Decision Making with someone with learning disabilities, and the Best Interests Checklist. - from IBIS Training