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Broaden your knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and learn how to provide support to those who lack capacity, with the Mental Health Care Diploma (MCA & DOLS). This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this course, you will gain comprehensive knowledge of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard and the Mental Capacity Act 2005, with a detailed overview of how to provide adequate support to those who are unable to make decisions for themselves. You will explore human rights law, your duty of care, the rights of mental health carers, and much more.

This practical training course provides in-depth case studies and audio-visual exercises that are designed to provide you with the essential safeguarding skills required to work in the field of mental health.

Learning Objective:

  • Gain an understanding of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Demonstrate knowledge of how to measure mental capacity and what is included in the assessment
  • Learn about the principles of MCA that underpin a carer’s legal requirements
  • Broaden your understanding of end-of-life care coordination and record-keeping
  • Fast track your career with a recognised qualification in mental Health Care
  • Be aware of the wide range of reasons for having a lack of mental capacity
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a health care representative
  • Learn how poor mental health can impact the decision-making processes
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the key rights of mental health carers
  • Familiarise with the relevant statutory standards and codes of practice for care roles
Q Where are the courses held?

All the courses advertised on this website are studied online. There is no need for you to attend a venue to gain one of our qualifications.

Q What devices can I use to study the course?

The course is designed to display correctly on all devices including PC’s, Tablets and Mobile phones. As long as you have an internet connection you can log on and study.

Q Is there an end of course test?

Yes. Each course has an end, of course, multiple-choice test that will test your knowledge of the course modules you have just studied.

Q What is the pass mark for the end of course test?

The pass mark for the end of course tests is 60%

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