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11th July 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Old Hand Care Elderly

Who is this course for?

The Willow Centre is delighted to offer this new Train the Trainer workshop which is suitable for experienced trainers/ senior staff in a training role employed by their Care and Health organisations.

This one day workshop will equip the ‘In-House Trainer’ to deliver high quality MCA and DoLS training to your staff at awareness level.

The workshop has been specifically written and will be delivered by an experienced and highly knowledgeable trainer.

Working knowledge of both the MCA and DoLS legisation is of paramount importance to upholding the good standards of care expected from those in the care industry.  This course not only covers these topics in depth, but also equips delegates with a range of instructor skills so your organisation will benefit from having a dedicated ‘In-House’ MCA & DoLS trainer.

Delegates will work through a range of activities, group discussions and case studies, our highly knowledgeable trainer will take your delegates through MCA and DoLS materials whilst offering additional information and advice needed to successfully deliver the awareness level course.

Pre-Requirements to attend this course:

Delegates must provide evidence of the following:

  • Prior attendance MCA & DoLS Course at Awareness Level and Intermediate levels
  • PTLLS or equivalent training

What is Covered?

The following topics will be covered during the workshop:

  • Current and future legislation (proposal for the new DoLS – Liberty Protection Safeguards)
  • MCA & DoLS assessment process
  • What is meant by best interests and balance sheet approach
  • What protection is available for decision makers
  • Under the limits of restraint issues
  • Understand the roles of various people involved
  • List the functions of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation
  • Explain what is meant by the ‘functional test’
  • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys
  • Describe the function of the Court of Protection
  • Explain the Depreciation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Train others in Mental Capacity Act and DoLS requirements within their working environment

N.B:  As the legislation changes the content of the workshop will change to reflect legal changes.

Training delivery skills will be tested in this workshop to ensure that the delegates can deliver MCA DoLS training to a basic awareness level.

PLEASE NOTE:   This is a NON ACCREDITED workshop – A certificate of attendance will be issued upon completion of the course.

How much will this course cost?

This 1 day course will cost £150 plus VAT


11th July 2019
9:30 am - 4:30 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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