Level 1

Mental Capacity Act & DOLS Training

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The Mental Capacity Act & DOLS training can be provided individually or as part of a bespoke package.

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Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:


  • ​List the functions of the Mental Capacity.

  • Describe the groups that will be affected by the legislation.

  • Explain what is meant by the term best interests.

  • Explain the role of Lasting Power of Attorneys.

  • Describe the function of the Court of Protection.

  • Explain the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

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Course Overview

Target Population:  All staff 

Course Duration: 3 hours 


​Certification:  Level 1 Award in Mental Capacity Act & DOLS. 


Assessment:  Knowledge assessment via a question paper.

Number of Participants: 16 Maximum

Our Mental Capacity Act

& DOLS Training:

  • Based on the compliance requirements placed on trainers by the Mental Capacity Act of 2005, the Deprivation  of Liberty Safeguards introduced in 2009, and the CQC Inspection Standards.


  • Can assist Health & Social Care Diploma candidates with the various  elements of their learning.