Mental Capacity & Consent Training

Event date and time

Event venue

Ebenezer street, right hand side, second floor boardroom

Aims: This course provides an overview of the Mental Capacity Act for the staff of Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Learning outcomes: On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the key elements of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and demonstrate practical application of the Act/
  • Explain how their working practices will be affected by the legislation and how the Act will affect their patients.
  • Illustrate how they will use different parts of the Act in their role.
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 – when, where and why?
  • Consent & Capacity
  • Legal status and guidance – Code of Practice and GMC
  • The Principles – protecting people.
  • Assessing capacity – the four part assessment and detail.
  • Assessing capacity – practice issues.
  • Case Study.
  • How to record the assessment – issues in practice & preparing for the CQC.
  • Best interests – the assessment process.
  • Best interests - practice issues.
  • Restraint- the legal criteria.


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