Learning Disability Wales logoThis course will help you understand recent changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and the need to demonstrate that care arrangements are lawful and correctly authorised.

This course will enable staff to continue to follow the original intentions of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Human Rights Act: that people with diminished ability to make decisions should participate as fully as possible, be able to make important choices where able and that substituted decision making should be both person-centred and fully accountable.

Designed for:

Managers and staff in organisations running care homes and supported living schemes for people with a learning disability and autistic spectrum disorders, particularly staff responsible for:

  • Making support arrangements and producing care plans
  • Liaising with involved professionals and commissioners of services
  • Producing agency policies

This course is also suitable for advocacy staff and others who a need to know about the changes to the law.

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