Mental Capacity Act
On completion of this course you will understand your obligations under the legal framework for the Mental Capacity Act and you will understand how to apply this obligated duty into your day to day work.
The objectives of this online course are that learner understands:
- Mental Capacity Act guidance for dental providers
- CQC & GDC guidelines and expectations
- Five key principles
- Factors affecting capacity
- Decision making and capacity
- The term restraint
- When restraint is appropriate to use
- Practice policies and procedures.
GDC Development Outcomes: A, C
This course provides 45 minutes of ECPD.
On completion of this course you will understand your obligations under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. You will understand how to apply this obligated duty into your day to day work in the dental practice.
The aim of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 is to provide guidance to providers of health and social care, including providers of dental care and treatment, on how best to ensure that the best possible decisions are made about the care or treatment of patients who do not have the capacity to make some decisions for themselves.
Course duration: 45 minutes