Support Group

Mental Capacity Act & The Liberty Protection Safeguards 

Course Duration - 3 Hours

Description - Learn the importance of empowering others that may need protection or support during decision making if deem to lack mental capacity. 

Course Content 

  • An in-depth overview of the mental capacity act and who is affected by it

  • Detailed of the 5 key principles

  • Understanding lasting powers of attorneys & advanced directives

  • Understanding the role of MCA

  • The roles and responsibilities of the court of protection & court appointed deputies 

  • What is deprivation of liberty

  • Who is covered?

  • When should the MCA-LPS be used?

  • How does LPS relate to the MCA?

  • What does the managing authority need to do?

  • Types of authorization

  • What happens after authorisation is granted?

  • Roles and responsibilities that are used with both MCA & LPS

95 West Fen Road, Ely, Cambridge, CB6 3AD 

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