Mental Capacity Act – Working with Capacity (Halton)

  • Date 7th March 2023
  • Start time 9:30 am
  • Finish time 12:30 pm
  • Venue/Location Grangeway Youth & Community Centre
    Grangeway
    Runcorn
    WA7 5LY
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This session will provide information and give confidence around the application of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 within specific service areas in Halton.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Have an overview of the Act, why it was required and the guiding principles which underpin it
  • Understand what constitutes breaches to people’s Human Rights
  • Better develop strategies and skills in assessing capacity, and develop confidence in making and recording best interests decisions which are legally defensible
  • Be aware of the interface between the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the more recent Mental Health Act 2007
  • Know where to seek further support and advice locally

 

This course is free of charge to those living and working in Halton and who have a direct involvement in the care and support of adults with additional needs. This includes volunteers, carers, those employed through a personal budget and those who use services. Courses covers local process, policy and protocol and are not relevant to those out of area.