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Mental Capacity Act (Including DoLS) Legal Update

Mental Capacity Act (Including DoLS) Legal Update

Who is it aimed at?

Team Managers and non BIA social work staff from teams offering services to adults. Managers and deputies from both local authority and independent residential, day and domiciliary care providers. It is expected that all participants will have previously attended training on the MCA and DoLS.

What are the objectives?

To provide participants with an overview of the current position with regards to the Mental Capacity Act and how this might affect social care practice.

It will specifically provide:

  • A refresher of the principles and provisions of the Act including DoLS
  • Knowledge about recent case law and an exploration of its implications for practice

How will it make a difference?

This will develop staff knowledge and support practice which meets the requirement of the law.


1 Day


No Charge

How to apply:

If you work for Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) and are logged into a CCC device – PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, complete this application form.

If you work for the Council but do NOT have access to a CCC device or an email address your line manager will need to apply on your behalf.

Council employees cannot apply for any courses from their own personal device.

Partners, agency staff or people who do not work for the Council but meet the eligibility criteria to attend this course should complete this application form.

The online application system will only show courses that are actively open to book a place on. If the course you are interested in isn’t listed you can register an interest with the Learning and Development team, email: <span class="word-break-mobile">learninganddevelopment@carmarthenshire.gov.uk</span>.

Find out more information on how to make and manage your application if you are a council employee or visit this page if you do not directly work for us. It is important that you complete the correct online application form, if you need any assistance or have a query please email the Learning & Development Team.

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