Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding (DoLS) is a section under the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and it is recommended that these courses are either run together to fulfill a full day or that the delegate participates in both as separate courses. Staff undertaking this course will be in a better position to apply company safeguarding policies and procedures.
To understand the key relationship of DoLS within the Mental Capacity Act
Gain an awareness of the DoLS assessment process
Gain awareness as to how to request authorisation.
Be able to explain the Acid Test
Know how to apply the Acid Test in a health and care setting.
Gain an understanding as to Who’s who and their responsibilities within the DoLS Process.
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