MCA & DoLS Workshop for Frontline Social Care Staff – 5 & 6 September 2024

This two half-day course delivered via Zoom providing information to help Adult Social Care staff understand the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and their implementation throughout the social care sector.

  • Session 1: 5 September 2024 –  10.00a.m. – 12.30p.m.
  • Session 2: 6 September 2024 – 10.00a.m. – 12.30p.m.

Attendance at both sessions is compulsory.

The training course is aimed at  front line staff

Using discussion, debate and case studies the workshop will cover the following:

  • Increasing awareness of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Understanding how the Act impacts people who have a learning disability and those supporting them
  • Understanding how the Safeguards impact on people who have a learning disability and those supporting them
  • Recent developments
  • Knowing where to access further sources of advice and support in relation to the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Discussion, debate and case studies

Feedback received:

“Great course, very enjoyable.  I’ve learnt a lot.”

“Very enjoyable, worthwhile and informative; the day went very quickly and I was engaged throughout.”


  • £95 (ARC members)
  • £126 (Non-members)


How to book your place

**The workshop will only go ahead if the minimum number of places are filled


Did you know?

We can now offer a range of interactive online workshops for:

Managers – to support them in delivering their roles and responsibilities and overseeing staff compliance  –  2 x 2.5 hour sessions

Trainers,  to support trainers to deliver MCA & DoLS  training to care staff using ARC training materials –  1 x 3 hour session plus 1 x 2.5 hour session.

In-house workshops

We also offer this workshop on an in-house basis exclusively for your organisation.  One of our expert trainers can deliver this training course online for up to 16 people per session.  For the flat rate of £550 (ARC Members) or £650(Non-Members), we can deliver bespoke training at a time most convenient to you.  Please note that for in-house MCA/DoLS Trainers’ workshops there is an additional cost per Trainers’ Manual of £75 (£52.50 ARC members).

To discuss this option, please email [email protected]

Contact us:

To find out more about our training contact ARC’s lead MCA & DoLS trainer, Rod Landman at:

Tel:  01237 441786

Email:  [email protected]

For more information about this workshop or to discuss your requirements, please get in touch:

*Please note, these workshops  are only suitable for employees of social care providers.