Courses

The Mental Health Act

Cost: £5.00+VAT

Welcome to our The Mental Health Act online Training. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion. The course duration is approximately 1 hour and will earn you 1 CPD point. You have 6 months from the date of purchase to finish this training.

This module covers various topics related to The Mental Health Act online training module:


1. Introduction to the Mental Health Act: Overview of the legislation, its purpose, and key principles.
2. Detention and Admission: Understanding the criteria and process for detaining individuals under the Act, including the different types of detention and the role of the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP).
3. Mental Health Assessments: Exploring the assessment process, including who can conduct assessments, the criteria for detention, and the rights of the individual.
4. Rights and Safeguards: Detailed information on the legal rights and safeguards available to individuals detained under the Act, such as the right to advocacy, consent to treatment, and access to legal representation.
5. Mental Health Tribunals: Understanding the role and function of Mental Health Tribunals, including the criteria for applying for a tribunal and the rights of the individual during the hearing.
6. Consent to Treatment: Exploring the principles of consent to treatment under the Act, including the different types of treatment, capacity assessments, and the role of the nearest relative.
7. Discharge and Aftercare: Overview of the process for discharge and aftercare planning, including reviewing conditions for discharge, community treatment orders, and the role of the Care Coordinator.
8. Mental Capacity Act: Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act and its relationship to the Mental Health Act, including the assessment of capacity and decision-making processes.
9. Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Overview of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), which provide additional safeguards for individuals lacking capacity and subject to restrictions or deprivation of liberty.


The learning outcomes are:

1. Understand the key principles and purpose of the Mental Health Act.
2. Identify the criteria and process for detaining and admitting individuals under the Act.
3. Recognize the rights and safeguards available to individuals detained under the Act.
4. Understand the role and function of Mental Health Tribunals.
5. Comprehend the principles of consent to treatment under the Act.
6. Understand the process for discharge and aftercare planning.
7. Familiarize oneself with the Mental Capacity Act and its relationship to the Mental Health Act.
8. Understand the principles and application of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.
9. Recognize the importance of considering equality and diversity issues when working within the Mental Health Act framework.
10. Apply the knowledge gained to ensure the rights and wellbeing of individuals receiving mental health care are protected and respected.

We hope you find this module informative and beneficial for your professional development in The Mental Health Act online training module.

If you need more information about this course, please contact Train Healthcare directly at 0208 3266 704 or email contact@trainhealthcare.com.
Please note that refunds are not available for online training purchases.

Nursing and Midwife Council's (CPD Points).

Requirements:
It is necessary to complete 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points) of relevant CPD within the three-year period since your last registration renewal or since joining the register.
Of these 35 hours (35 Nursing CPD Points), a minimum of 20 hours (20 Nursing CPD Points), should be dedicated to participatory learning, which involves engaging in activities that facilitate interaction with other professionals.