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Mental Capacity

On 6 February @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Once completed, this training should be refreshed every 2 years.

This training is essential to ensure that individuals who may lack capacity receive appropriate care and protection of their rights. This course will cover real world examples to give you the best possible chance of safeguarding those you support.

What will be covered?

  • The Mental Capacity Act and what it is.
  • Why the act is so important.
  • The 5 principles of the Mental Capacity Act.
  • The two-stage capacity assessment.
  • Real word examples.

Fully funded training

This course is fully funded for personal assistants of adults who receive a Direct Payment (DP) until the funding period ends at the end of March 2024.

However, personal assistants supporting Direct Payment recipients under the age of 18 or Personal Health Budget recipients will need to pay a cost of £40 per person to attend.  Please email training@independentlives.org for more information.



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06th February 2024

9:30 am - 11:00 am