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MCA Update for Social Workers (Social Work During Covid-19)

Short URL https://socialcare.ealingcpd.org.uk/courses/bookings/c_detail.asp?cid=17200 
Event code SC 20/471 
Event description This course will offer an update on the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The Act itself was not changed by the recent Coronavirus Act, but there are implications for practice.

In this update course we will revisit the essentials of the MCA 2005 and look at the recent guidance issued by the Department of Health and Social Care, on the MCA in the context of the Covid 19 pandemic.

The event is a webinar conducted over MS Teams 
Training objectives
Course Aims
To refresh and update knowledge and understanding of the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005


To refresh knowledge and understanding of Consent, Capacity Assessment, Best Interest and Advance Planning
 

To understand how to take into account the current DHSS guidance on the MCA during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic
 

Learning Outcomes

§  Identify the key concepts underlying the Mental Capacity Act 2005
§  Know when and how to carry out a capacity assessment
§  Understand Best Interest
§  Understand the implications for practice of Advance Decisions, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship
§  Know how to use the DHSS guidance on the MCA during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic 
Subject areas
Target audience
target audience
Venue
MS Teams (Online), ., .
venue
Admin contact Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Event Commissioner Training Social Care (trainingsocialcare@ealing.gov.uk)
Tutor(s)/Facilitator(s)
tutors
Course Costs
Standard cost£0.00
Funding information
Start date Thursday 9 July 2020
Times 10:00 - 12:30
Number of sessions 1