Mental Capacity & DoLS


Courses Included


Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Standards (DoLS) is a half day introductory programme for practitioners working in the adult health and social care sector.


To enable learners to understand the process for Mental Capacity and DoLS.

Topics covered

  • Relevant legislation
  • Reasons for loss of capacity
  • The 5 statutory principles
  • DoLS
  • Best interest decisions
  • Power of attorney
  • Who else can be involved
  • Record keeping
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