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Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

The Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards is aimed at providing the learner with knowledge of the legislation surrounding MCA/DOLS.

Level 2 / ABC Awards / PI173

£240.00 or only £35.00 initial deposit

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Course Title:Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

This course explains the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) and how they may impact on employees working, or planning to work in the health and social care sector.  Module one looks in detail at how mental capacity is assessed and the various ways in which lack of capacity can be planned for, including advance decisions, lasting powers of attorney, the office of public guardian and the role of the court of protection.  Module two examines key elements of the DOLS legislation, including the assessment process, looking at how an authorisation is obtained, the Code of Practice and the role of the Court of Protection. 

The programme is divided into two modules with module one covering MCA and module two covering DOLS. This material is designed to be used as support material and as a reading document to support workshop style delivery, or as a flexible reading package that you can study and read through at your own pace and learning preference. 

This course is an awareness course, which when completed will enable you to achieve a level 2 certificate. Learners will gain a valuable and in-depth awareness and knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Standards.

Course Info

Course Title:Mental Capacity Act & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. The course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about MCA/DOLS and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Module 1: The Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
Module 2: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally, our support staff will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

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Course Description

This course explains the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) and how they may impact on employees working, or planning to work in the health and social care sector.  Module one looks in detail at how mental capacity is assessed and the various ways in which lack of capacity can be planned for, including advance decisions, lasting powers of attorney, the office of public guardian and the role of the court of protection.  Module two examines key elements of the DOLS legislation, including the assessment process, looking at how an authorisation is obtained, the Code of Practice and the role of the Court of Protection. 

The programme is divided into two modules with module one covering MCA and module two covering DOLS. This material is designed to be used as support material and as a reading document to support workshop style delivery, or as a flexible reading package that you can study and read through at your own pace and learning preference. 

This course is an awareness course, which when completed will enable you to achieve a level 2 certificate. Learners will gain a valuable and in-depth awareness and knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and the Deprivation of Liberty Standards.

Previous Knowledge Required

The good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this course. The course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about MCA/DOLS and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start this course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Assessment

The Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards is gained by successfully completing a series of assignments. Your personal tutor will review, mark and provide you with feedback on your work.

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course. You will have your own dedicated tutor who will guide you through your course work and answer any questions you may have during your course. Additionally, our support staff will provide you with any practical advice by email or phone.

Module 1: The Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
Module 2: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by NCC Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

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