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Level 2 - Mental Capacity Act 2005 (3 hours)

This course is suitable for all delegates working within the voluntary and independent sector supporting 'Adults at Risk of Harm' (formerly Vulnerable Adults), in a range of settings. 

This is a pre-requisite course for further learning provided by the Board.

Target Group:

  • This course is a pre-requisite to attending Level 3 Safeguarding

  • Are new in post or refreshing knowledge

  • May need to meet various standards/qualifications/continual professional development


To be aware of your role and responsibility when applying the Mental Capacity Act 2005, within the safeguarding adults context.


  • Reflect on current knowledge and dilemmas in practice  
  • Greater awareness of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 impacts on the Safeguarding Reporting process and the wishes of the individual
Course content:
  • Engage with delegates from a range of agencies and disciplines
  • Check out  existing safeguarding knowledge and understanding
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 delivered at Foundation Level  
  • Applying the Mental Capacity Act in practice  
  • Revisit current knowledge and understanding  

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