Information on the course.

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.


Course content

  • 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.

Course Duration

Half Day.


Minimum 6.
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