MCA and DoLs Version 2
To provide an overview of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the implications they have for the service user and service provider.
- Define “capacity” and explain the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
- Describe how these may be relevant to service users and how they may impact on the learner’s own practice
- Provide a basic description of the assessment process required for assessing both mental capacity and the authorisation for deprivation of liberty
- Describe the supporting framework and roles of others specific to these