Capacity & Consent (frontline staff, middle & senior managers)

Event on: 2017-April 26th 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Please note this course has been carried forward from the 2016/17 Training Programme.

Trainer: NI Law Society

The aim of this course will is examine the law governing decision-making on behalf of adults who have impaired decision-making capacity and who cannot consent to treatment, or to the provision of social care services on their own behalf.

By the end of the course learners will:

  • understand the law governing consent and capacity
  • understand how an adult’s mental capacity to make a social care decision is assessed
  • understand the legal rules which govern decision making on behalf of adults without capacity in relation to social care and financial matters
  • understand the respective roles and responsibilities of informal carers and care providers/professionals in the provision of services to adults without capacity
  • understand how disputes between carers and care providers/professionals, which concern service provision to an adult without capacity can be resolved.

cost ARC Members £75.00 | Non-Members £130.00

Location ARC NI Offices

Booking Arrangements To secure a place complete and return a booking form to training.ni@arcuk.org.uk