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Live interactive webinar and onsite face to face training available for this course This course is now being delivered to groups via live interactive webinar as well as onsite face to face and will be delivered by our professional and qualified educators. If you require further information, please complete the booking enquiry form on this page or call 01242 371 999
This Mental Health Act Introduction course ensures a basic understanding of the key provisions of the Mental Health Act Code of Practice and the rights of service users under the Act. It is targeted at staff who require some knowledge of the Mental Health Act in their role, such as Mental Health Practitioners, Health Care Support Workers and qualified nurses who are unfamiliar with the English Mental Health Act.Info & Booking Enquiry
The course provides an overview of the Mental Health Act including many examples of why, how and by whom it can be applied. Learners are also given an overview of specific and relevant sections of the Act, the statutory duties of the detaining authority and the governance arrangements in place.
Aims of the course:
To outline the legal and practical implications of the Mental Health Act, the Policies and Procedures appropriate to Mental Health Professionals and staff and to provide an understanding of the Codes of practice required within the Act.
Objectives of the course:
By the end of the course students will:
•Know the Principles of the MHA 2007
•How they are applied
•The relevant law relating to MHA and MCA
•What’s ‘Sectioning’ and the what each means
•Your role as a Professional within the MHA
Course Assessment and Certification
Assessment will be by continuous assessment by the trainer – there is no ‘test’ paper.
A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course.
This half day course is often booked with these half day courses:
- Learning Disability Training
- Self Harm Awareness Training
- Mental Health Awareness
- Mental Capacity Act and Liberty Protection Safeguards (MCA & LPS)
- Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA & DoLS)
We offer a reduced price for 2 half day courses booked for the same date and same venue.
Onsite Training Locations
Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.
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