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Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - Certified by CPD

Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT is added.

The Mental Capacity Act: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards procedure (MCA DoLS) provides the legal framework to prevent unlawful deprivation of liberty occurring to particular vulnerable people living in hospitals or care homes.  This online course explains exactly what that means.

See below for further information.

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Course Overview:

This course is for all people who work:

• With vulnerable adults
• In hospitals and care homes
• In Social Care who have responsibility for implementing the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This course is suitable for learners who are new to the subject or those who wish to refresh their knowledge

This course will enable you to know:

• What the deprivation of liberty safeguards are
• The background and the law to the safeguards
• Who the safeguards apply to
• What deprivation of liberty is
• When a person can be deprived of their liberty
• The difference between restraint and deprivation of liberty
• Situations which can lead to deprivation of liberty
• Strategies to help prevent deprivation of liberty
• The process of identifying risk and requesting authorisation
• The ‘standard’ and ‘urgent authorisation process
• The requirement to keep good records
• The six assessments
• The role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate
• What happens when the assessments are completed and the requirements are not met / met
• The relevant person’s representative
• Authorisation and review
• Applications to the Court of Protection
• The role of the Care Quality Commission
• Unauthorised deprivation of liberty

Upon successful completion of this course you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name and completion date.


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Additional information

Accreditation/Endorsements: Continuing Professional Development Accreditation Service (CPD)

Audio: Yes

Available for immediate enrolment: Yes

Completion Criteria: Pass Final Test, Visit All Pages

Course Duration in Minutes: 60

Course Publisher: Me Learning

Language: English

Level: Professional Development

Suitable Devices: PC

Video: Yes


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£25.00 excluding VAT

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