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Study Day: The Mental Capacity Act and Advance Care Planning Discussions

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North Devon Hospice

Deer Park

Rumsam Road

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

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This study day enables all Health Care Professionals to fulfil their duty of care, understand, recognise and know how to use the Code of Practice and Advance Care Planning documentation, as well as develop skills to open and maintain facilitative discussions.

Aim:
To understand the relevance of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and improve confidence in holding those discussions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the key rules and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act

  • Review the case law on consent to treatment

  • Consider how working practices will be effected by using the Mental Capacity Act

  • Understand how the Act and Advance Care Planning are connected

  • Be able to open and maintain conversations about ACP needs

  • Understand the principles of colour coding system to identify end of life care

  • Be familiar with Advance Care Planning and associated documentation

Entry requirements: Suitable for registered healthcare professionals.
Time: Registration from 9.15 am. Course runs 9.30 am – 4 pm
Dates: Thursday 30th May 2019 and Thursday 14th November 2019.

Booking terms and conditions can be found on our website, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this session.

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email: education@northdevonhospice.org.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes

What if I want to cancel?
If you wish to cancel your booking you will need to give 5 working days notice, as per our booking terms and conditions. Failure to give 5 working days notice or non-attendance will incur a £25 fee per person to cover administration costs, unfortunately as we are a charity this fee is non-negotiable.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?
You can transfer your ticket to another person or to another event, please see full terms and conditions on our website.

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Deer Park

Rumsam Road

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

United Kingdom

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