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The Mental Capacity Act

Having attended this workshop participants will be able to; * Understand the background to the Act and their new, changed responsibilities; * Understand the key principles of the Act and the 4 elements of decision-making; * Understand how to use the law rather than fall foul of it; * Understand their responsibilities over best interests and the truth about relatives’ rights; * Use the Act’s checklists to ensure that they stay within the law; * Work with the new compulsory state appointed advocacy service (IMCAs); * Know the difference between restriction and deprivation of liberty (only one is legal); * Gain the knowledge required to keep them working within the law.

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23 June 2008 14:30 to 20:30
Concept Training Ltd
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