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Mental Capacity Act (DoLS) Train the Trainer – 2 Day Programme

7th April 2016 @ 10:00 am - 8th April 2016 @ 4:00 pm


Working knowledge of both the MCA & DOLS legislation is of paramount importance to upholding the good standards of care expected from those in the care sectors. This course not only covers these topics in some depth, but also equips delegates with a range of instructor skills so organisations will benefit from having a dedicated in-house MCA & DOLS trainer.

Course Content:
The following topics will be covered:

  • Current legislation
  • List the functions of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Policy and procedures
  • Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation
  • The assessment procedure
  • Explain what is meant by the functional test
  • What is meant by best interests
  • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys
  • What protection is available for decision makers
  • Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards including up to date rulings regarding the ACID test
  • Understand the limits of restraint issues
  • Describe the function of the Court of Protection
  • Understand the roles of various people involved
  • Train others in Mental Capacity Act and DOLS requirements within their working environment

Train the Trainer Elements:

  • How to vary teaching methods
  • Planning your session
  • Adapting to various Learning styles
  • Preparing the individual lesson plan
  • How people retain information
  • Evaluation processes
  • Building in Feedback to your sessions
  • Presentation skills
  • Dos and don’ts

This MCA and DoLS Train the Trainers course is presented by means of tutorials, practical exercises and group discussions.

Course Assessment:
The course is delivered in 2 days and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn along with interaction of group activities and present an extract of their proposed session in the wider group.

Pre Requisite for the Course:
Applicants must have attended MCA and DoLS training prior to attending this Train the Trainer Course. It is expected that this course will refresh knowledge sufficiently in order to deliver up to date information within their individual sessions.


7th April 2016 @ 10:00 am
8th April 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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Caroline Harnett
01245 267071


The Willow Centre
Unit 3 Kingsdale Business Centre
Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1PE United Kingdom
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MCA DoLS TTT– 2 DAY Programme
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