Safeguarding / Mental Capacity Act / DoLs

This training is all about protecting people who have certain vulnerabilities. The aim is for staff to know how to recognise abuse and how to report it, to understand capacity and what depravation of liberty is.

It explores the meaning of this for the individual, with a particular emphasis on empowerment, participation and best practice.

Who is the course for?

Anyone working within a care setting and particularly with vulnerable adults will need to understand safeguarding, mental capacity and DoLS processes.

Aim of the course

Participants will understand how to protect people from abuse, how to keep them safe and how to work within the legislation surrounding these topics.

What we will cover

  • Terms, signs and symptoms of abuse
  • DoLS and their importance
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Best interests
  • Lasting power of attorney
  • Court of protection
  • Role of an IMCA


The course lasts 4 hours and will involve student participation, group activity and open discussions in a relaxed and informal learning environment.

Upon the successful completion of a multiple-choice questionnaire, a certificate will be awarded. Our experienced trainers will be on hand to help throughout.

Important Information

This is a mandatory requirement by law. It is vital training for staff who care and manage people within a care setting. This training will also assist Health and Social Care diploma candidates with their learning.

To book a place or to find out when sessions are being held, contact us at or call us on 01902 297873.

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