Mental Capacity Act for Families

Mental Capacity Act for Families  

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Date and Time 

25th April 2016

13:00-16:00

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Aims: This course will provide an overview of the Mental Capacity Act for families and other unpaid carers of those that lack mental capacity. It would be particularly useful for those who might have interaction with social workers and doctors and other staff that make decisions for their loved ones on a regular basis.

If you have a relative with dementia in a care home or you have an adult child with a learning disability that visits a day centre for example, this course will demystify some common phrases you might hear regularly such as ‘mental capacity’ and ‘best interests meetings’. It will also give you the tools to know how to challenge any mental capacity assessments and best interests decisions (i.e. do not resuscitate decisions) made by social workers and doctors that you disagree with.  The legal framework will be made accessible, clear and practical by a speaker experienced in talking to family groups.

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Location

Central London N1

Nearest Station Kings Cross (10 minutes walk)

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Cost

This event is free of charge

This event is not open to paid/professional staff

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How to Book

Places are limited early booking is recommended

To reserve a place please email your name and contact number to

assistant@edgetraining.org.uk and put ‘MCA Family’ in the subject line

Carers Trust
Carers Trust
Carers Trust
Carers Trust