Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

Price: Funded via WDF + £25 registration cost pp or £445 pp

Duration: 4 – 8 weeks

Format: Training Resources + Portfolio

Welcome to Shreeji Training’s Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health program. This comprehensive course is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DOLS). These essential guidelines have been introduced to fortify the protection of vulnerable adults within care settings, making them indispensable for professionals working in the health and social care sector.

Course Description:

The Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health offers a thorough exploration of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. These legal frameworks are pivotal in ensuring the rights and well-being of individuals receiving care. By enrolling in this course, you will gain invaluable insights into the MCA and its intricate relationship with DOLS. This knowledge will empower you to align your daily practices with the provisions of these acts, thereby upholding the highest standards of care and ethical responsibility.

Programme Outline:

Throughout the course, you will engage with a comprehensive curriculum that covers the following key areas:

  1. Understanding the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Delve into the origins and significance of these frameworks in safeguarding the rights of vulnerable individuals.
  2. Defining Mental Capacity: Gain clarity on what mental capacity entails and how it relates to decision-making processes.
  3. Assessing Mental Capacity: Learn when and how to assess an individual’s mental capacity, ensuring that their autonomy is respected while receiving necessary care.
  4. Carer Liability: Explore the responsibilities and liabilities of care providers in relation to mental capacity and decision-making.
  5. Effective Record-Keeping: Understand the importance of maintaining accurate records that document mental capacity assessments and decisions made.
  6. Advance Decisions: Learn about advance decisions, empowering individuals to make choices about their future care even if their mental capacity fluctuates.
  7. Deprivation of Liberty Explained: Grasp the concept of Deprivation of Liberty and its implications in care settings.
  8. Deprivation of Liberties Assessments: Explore the processes and procedures involved in conducting assessments related to Deprivation of Liberties.

By completing this Level 3 certificate course, you will not only expand your knowledge but also enhance your practical skills in adhering to the guidelines set by the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards. This certification will set you apart as a dedicated and responsible professional in the health and social care sector, ensuring the well-being and rights of the individuals under your care.

Join us at Shreeji Training as we guide you through this enlightening journey into understanding mental health at a Level 3 proficiency. Equip yourself with the necessary tools to provide compassionate care that respects the dignity and rights of every individual. Enroll today to take the first step towards becoming a proficient and ethically conscious caregiver.

To Book a Course:

Phone: 0208 596 5047

Email: marketing@shreetraining.com



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