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Masterclass: Mental Capacity in the time of Coronavirus

Virtual, Online

This half day masterclass will dive deep into the fundamentals of the MCA 2005 so that delegates are confident as to the core provisions. It will then look at how those fundamentals are applied at present in both the social care and healthcare context, addressing such issues as remote assessments, discharging duties under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, testing dilemmas and supporting those with impaired decision-making to maintain social distancing. It will also enable delegates confidently to maintain good – and lawful – practice regarding advance care planning and decisions around DNACPR notices, so as to avoid major pitfalls identified in national guidance.The masterclass will combine expert analysis of the law, practical explanations of how the law applies in real life, and lots of opportunity for interaction. The course will enable delegates to navigate the challenges of applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005 under the changing circumstances of the pandemic.

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