Adults With Incapacity (MCA for care providers operating in Scotland)

Adults With Incapacity

Course Aim

The Adults with incapacity act (Scotland) 2000 aims to safeguard individuals who lack the ability to make some or all decisions for themselves. The act provides a legal framework. This course looks at your role in safeguarding those with incapacity.

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Course content

What is capacity.
Principles of the act.
Assessing capacity.
Supporting someone to make a decision.
Who can make decisions.
Power of attorney and guardianships.
Record Keeping.

learning outcomes

Understand the adults with incapacity act (Scotland) 2000.
Recognise the five core principles that guide decisions about capacity.
Identify how an individuals capacity is assessed.
Identify how to support an individual to make decisions.

delivery styles

This course can help you to reduce risks improve care help others ...

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