Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Event Date: 23 January 2018
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Time:  9.30 am - 4.30 pm

Venue:  NPTC, Newtown

Aim

This training is relevant to all staff that may need to make decisions in relation to adults who do not fully have the capacity to make those decisions for themselves.  This includes people with dementia, those with learning disabilities and those who may have impaired functions for example as a result of a stroke or brain injury.

Understand the basic principles of the Act.

Undertake mental capacity assessments in relation to high risk, complex or safeguarding situations. Explain the diagnostic test as well as functional test. How the Mental Capacity Assessments should be carried out, with relevant case studies and practical examples. What recording is needed to evidence the functional test of capacity?

Key Learning Outcomes

Balance risks and rights where unwise decisions risk of harm due to vulnerability may be being made – Discuss inherent jurisdiction, Court of Protection

Learn who is the “decision maker”?

Be familiar with the concept of “best interest”, including Best Interest Assessment Checklist, values, beliefs, etc. culture - who to involve.

Learn about the role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA), Court of Protection, Office of  Public Guardian, safeguarding and Dols Team.

Substituted Decision making - Lasting Power of Attorney, financial LPA, health and welfare LPA, Advance Directive, Court appointed deputies, Court of protection – one off decisions.

Please book your places via email to pwbotu(at)powys.gov.uk or telephone 01597 827333

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