Welcome to your
Mental Capacity Act 2005
Clinical Commissioning Groups
General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Practice ManagersLet’s get started!
Other Health and Social Care Staff
It takes just a few simple steps to get started. Simply click the launch button above, register and you’re ready to go.
Take a break
The course is designed to work around you, so you can pause and resume the course any time you want to. Simply log back in and you can start where you left off.
Take the quiz
At the end of the course, you’ll have the option of taking a short quiz to test your knowledge. You’ll automatically be issued with a certificate on successful completion of the course.
Once registered, you can return to the course any time and use it to refresh your knowledge. Your Clinical Commissioning Group will ensure the content is always up to date.
We’ve developed a series of podcasts to get you started with some of the key features of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Simply click to download and you’re ready to go.
"The MCA lends itself perfectly to a structured approach to decision making. Take these steps and you will be protected. Using the very best swipe technology, the MCA and DoLS app will guide you effortlessly and efficiently through key questions to help you decide whether a person lacks capacity and what is in his best interests. It’s also the first app to guide you through the new test for a deprivation of liberty. No other MCA app comes close."
"The use of MCA and DoLS are essential components in safeguarding people who may be at risk from abusive behaviours and practice. This programme will enhance understanding and promote awareness of this critical area of practice."
Try our new app
Commissioned by Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Groups and perfect as a learning resource for busy healthcare professionals, this intuitive application develops your understanding of assessing mental capacity, making best interests decisions and navigating the deprivation of liberty safeguards. Simply choose your platform and download.