Level 2 - Mental Capacity Act 2005 (3 hours)

3 hours
Level 2
Virtual online with trainer
Course aim
To be aware of your role and responsibility when applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005, within the safeguarding adults context.
Course details

This course is suitable for all delegates working within the voluntary and independent sector supporting 'Adults at Risk of Harm' (formerly Vulnerable Adults), in a range of settings.

This is a pre-requisite course for further learning provided by the Board.

Course content:

  • Engage with delegates from a range of agencies and disciplines
  • Check out existing safeguarding knowledge and understanding
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 delivered at Foundation Level
  • Applying the Mental Capacity Act in practice
  • Revisit current knowledge and understanding
Target audience
  1. This course is a pre-requisite to attending Level 3 Safeguarding
  2. Are new in post or refreshing knowledge
  3. May need to meet various standards/qualifications/continual professional development.
Learning outcomes
  1. Reflect on current knowledge and dilemmas in practice
  2. Greater awareness of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 impacts on the Safeguarding Reporting process and the wishes of the individual.
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