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Mental Capacity Act & Protection of Liberty Safeguards

This MCA & DoLS course is designed for new and existing employee’s in the care sector or anyone planning for the future.
Course contents

What's included?

  • What is the Mental Capacity Act?
  • Who Will be Affected?
  • The 5 Core Principles?
  • Unwise Decisions
  • Two Stage Test of Capacity
  • Least Restrictive Option
  • Help to Make Decisions
  • Determining Best Interests
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Safeguarding Adults – Court of Protection & Public Guardian
  • Advance Decisions
  • What are Liberty Protection Safeguards?
  • Restriction & Restraint – The Acid Test
  • Conditions for Authorisation
  • Criminal Offences

Take this course safe in the knowledge that it is endorsed by Skills for Care and meets CQC requirements.

  • No more workbooks
  • Work at your own pace
  • Works on all devices

Compliant with Health & Social Care Standards

The Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards course is designed for:

New and existing employee’s in the care sector

Any new employees completing the Care Certificate

Anyone acting as a carer or planning for the future

Anyone carrying out assessments for care planning, risk assessments etc

Benefits of the Course


Learners, take this course safe in the knowledge that it is meeting industry standards while providing you with the underpinning knowledge required by care sector providers.


Employers choose this course for your employees and rest assured that not only have they fulfilled their legal responsibility but that this training will provide employees with the knowledge and skills to work safely and provide evidence to demonstrate compliance with Skills for Care and CQC regulations.

Work At Your Own Pace...

Work through this course, watch the videos, navigate the resources to professional organisations and current legislation and prove your knowledge with interactive quizzes before being awarded the MCA & PLS certificate.
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Care Training Services

Care Training Services was established in 2011 with the aim of providing outstanding training in the Health and Social Care sector. To accompany the 100’s of hours of classroom training, we are pleased to bring you the Mental Capacity & Protection of Liberty Safeguards online course.