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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice, including help if you are struggling financially

Mental Capacity Act training for staff in the Independent, Voluntary and Private Sector

Our Mental Capacity Act (MCA) training has now changed to short virtual webinars which cover a range of topics.

MCA for IVP Sector

DateTimeTopicWebinar link

15 May 2020


Covid-19 – Undertaking Assessments

Recording of Covid-19 - Undertaking Assessments

16 July 2020


Mental Capacity Act – The Basics

Recording of Mental Capacity Act – The Basics

25 August 2020

2pm - 3pm

Testing for COVID-19 and mental capacity​ / advance decisions, previous wishes and objections / relevant case law and examples​

Recording of MCA and the Pandemic

29 September 2020 2pm - 3pm The topics will be formed from the feedback from the recent webinars Join the training session on Teams 
3 November 2020 2pm - 3pm The topics will be formed from the feedback from the recent webinars Join the training session on Teams 

Support accessing Team meetings 

There will also be training sessions on 5 January, 2 February and 2 March 2021 between 2pm and 3pm.  Further details will follow.

All sessions are currently free of charge, however this is under review and may change later in the year.

The Dorset Council People- Adults pricing policy changed from 1st April 2020 as follows:

  • full day course- £50 per attendee
  • half day course- £40 per attendee

Please be aware that these costs will also be incurred for attendees who are classified as a ‘late cancellation’ - cancels their place within 1 week of the course date - or a ‘no show’ on the day of the course.

Target groups

Independent, Voluntary and Private Sector.

Learning and Development, Adult services

Name: Adult Services
Tel: 01305 225060
Full contact details for Learning and Development, Adult services

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