Mental Capacity Training

Book on-site mental capacity training workshops with our experts.

FACE Mental Capacity Assessment*

A half-day workshop focused on using the FACE MCA and DoLS Assessment to capture Mental Capacity, Best Interest Decision-making and to screen for whether Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) are required.

MCA and the FACE Mental Capacity Assessment

A one-day workshop focused on the requirements of Mental Capacity Act, legal decision-making on behalf of someone else, and using the FACE Mental Capacity Assessment to record this. The day also includes all material from the half-day workshop above.

Training Locations

Our training can be delivered on your premises exclusively for your staff, keeping travel costs and disruption to your service to a minimum. We can also offer distance learning courses using video conferencing.

How to book

To find out more about our training workshops or to book our trainers, please visit our training enquiry page:



*Course content is subject to change in line with MCA legislation amendments due late 2020.

Meet the trainers
Steve Weir
Steve is a Social Work Manager with over 25 years of experience in UK statutory services. He has worked primarily in Adult Social Care and Community Mental Health settings within England. As such, he brings a rich and diverse experience of Operational Management within Health and Social Care to the training that he now provides.

Steve project managed the development of a number of FACE Risk Tools whilst working for Imosphere. He has provided Clinical Risk Management training to a large number of organisations, both as direct training for clinical staff and on a "Train the Trainer" basis.
Andrew Wetherell
Andrew has worked in the Mental Health field and the UK Service User Movement since 1994 and his work has included developing self-help support initiatives and managing Advocacy Services. He was Chairperson of the United Kingdom Advocacy Network (1997 ~ 1998) and was a member of the Government's Independent Reference Group.

Andrew was an Associate Trainer with The Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health from 1997 to 2006, where he worked with Steve Morgan and specialised in delivering Clinical Risk Assessment workshops, including "Train the Practitioner Trainer" programmes.