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Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Reference
Y/616/2665
Level
Level 3
Credit Value
3
Guided Learning Hours
28
 
Aim
This unit provides the knowledge and understanding required by a learner to provide care and treatment to individuals in accordance with the value base that underpins the Mental Capacity Act 2005.


Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in line with the relevant assessment principles.
Best interests - when making decisions or carrying out an action on behalf of an individual who is assessed as lacking capacity to make that decision. Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice (Chapter 5).
Deprived of their liberty - Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice (Chapter 6).

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