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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Mental Capacity Act - Assessing Capacity and Best Interest - Full day session

Duration : 1 days
Start Date : 16/01/2020
Time : 9:30am - 4:30pm
Trainer : Robert Corteen
Location : Caerphilly
Venue : Foxes Lane, Conference Room A,
3 Foxes Lane, Oakdale Business Park,
Blackwood Gwent,
NP12 4AB
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Learning Outcomes

Assessing capacity Who should do an assessment? What triggers an assessment? What do you need to ask when assessing capacity? Assessing capacity in relation to different types of decisions? What sort of help might a person need to make a decision?

Assessing in practice

Best Interest decisions meetings, purpose, preparation, process, decisions which cannot be made under MCA, chairing the meeting, possible agenda, failure to agree and after the meeting, advance decisions


This is part 2 of a 3 day event. Participants need to have completed the 1/2 day session Mental Capacity Act - Back to Basics prior to attending this course.

Target Audience

Team Managers, Social Workers and Provider Managers

This course has been completed