Mental Capacity Act and Supported Decision Making

Putting the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards into practice with real stories

This course introduces the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and discussses them from a value based, human rights perspectives. We hear powerful stories told by self advocates to explore how people can use the Mental Capacity Act and how to approach supporting people within the law when every day situations become challenging.

People who attend this course will develop a clear understanding of how they can put the Mental Capacity Act into practice in their role.

Target Audience:

Frontline health and social care staff and managers, people with learning disabilities, autism or both and family members

Length of course:

1 day


Delivered by:

Vicki Hornby