Mental Capacity Act (2005) : A Refresher

Mental Health
Social Work
CPD Accredited
AMHP Training
Health and Social Care

Posted: 13 July 2017

Event Venue: UCLan Westleigh Conference Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR40RB
Event Cost: £100 per delegate

Mental Capacity Act (2005): A Refresher

Thursday 28 September 2017

9.30am – 4.30pm

UCLan, Westleigh Conference Centre, Preston, Lancashire PR40RB

£100 per delegate

Advanced Booking Required


Brief summary:

An overview of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) in relation to assessments of capacity, considering best interests, upholding rights and considering safeguarding.


Learning outcomes:

To revisit the Mental Capacity Act and its application in practice
Consider case law regarding the interface between best interests and wellbeing
Reflect upon the tensions associated with balancing safeguarding and the application of the MCA in relation to people\'s emotional wellbeing.

Who should attend?

AMHPs (newly qualified AMHPs in particular), Social Workers, Social Care Staff and Health colleagues.


About the facilitator:

Matt Graham, UCLan Senior Lecturer. Matt has extensive experience in mental health practice as well as lecturing and publishing in relation to risk, safeguarding, mental capacity and legislation.


How to Book:

This session does not include an assessment. On completion, participants will be provided with a certificate of attendance which will include the CPD hours achieved.


Free on site car parking is available for this event and drink refreshments will be provided.


Please contact the CPD team on  or 01772 893408 for a booking form and payment instructions. 


Visit for full details and other CPD opportunities.


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