Mental Capacity Act (MCA): e-Learning course

Published: March 2016 | Free to use | Learning Management System compatible

This resource explores the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including best interests decision-making,and how to support people to make their own decisions.

The course is for everyone who looks after or cares for someone, for example, doctors, nurses, care assistants, social workers, and family members.

Course modules

  1. Introducing the Mental Capacity Act
  2. Supporting people to make decisions
  3. Assessing capacity
  4. Best interests decisions
  5. More complex decisions
  6. What to do when there is disagreement
  7. Planning for the future

Access the e-Learning course module

Estimated online study time: 30-45 minutes per section

Record of study: We do NOT record your study. To retain a permanent record of your study, you should complete a learning record, which you can then download and print out. This information is saved in your MySCIE account.

Certification type: Personalised downloadable PDF certificate containing your grade/mark is available

Course details