Mental Capacity Act (MCA) training course for senior staff and managers

CPD Standards Office accredited course A more in-depth study of duties and responsibilities under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) for senior staff and managers.

Course content

Our CPD-accredited training course will give you better knowledge and understanding of the MCA.

Content includes:

  • human rights and the importance of the MCA
  • the core principles of the MCA
  • assessing capacity, roles and responsibilities
  • learning who can make decisions
  • lasting power of attorney and advance decisions
  • independent mental capacity advocates
  • ‘best interests’ decisions
  • authority for action, restraint and the criminal offences
  • DoLS (Deprivations of Liberty Safeguards) – now and in the future.

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Learning outcomes

Attendees will build on existing knowledge to deliver sound guidance for those working within and using the services they manage. Participants will:

Who should attend?

Senior staff and managers in care, health and related services.


Mental Capacity Act – senior staff and managers course is delivered over one day.

CPD accreditation

CPD Standards Office accredited course ref no 60036/17

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Ask about in-house courses

This is a sample training course outline. It is based on approximately 25 delegates, trained at your premises. It can be adapted to your organisation’s training and CPD requirements.

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Book a place on an online open course

We are delivering this training as a two-day open access online course. This course is designed for senior staff and managers in care, health and related services. Book now for the following dates: