This report on the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and care planning provides guidance for both commissioners and provider of social care on how care and support plans can comply with the principles of the MCA.
Care planning resources and services
The film looks at the five key principles of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), and how these can be applied to the care planning process.
Fair Access to Care Services: a guide about prioritising eligibility for care and support
A briefing for social care managers on the phasing out of the Liverpool Care Pathway as an end of life care management process. Joint SCIE, CPA, ECCA and UKHCA briefing.
This film looks at improving end of life care through the effective co-ordination of health and social care services, focusing particularly on an innovative pilot scheme run by the South of Tyne and Wear Palliative Care Coordinating Centre from Marie Curie’s Newcastle Hospice.
This film explores the possibilities for integrating social care personal budgets with personal health budgets. It features the work of Kent County Council, a personal health budget pilot site, where they are developing integrated support planning between health and social care for people with continuing healthcare needs and experimenting with integrating budgets from health and social care.
How personalisation can work for older people living in purpose-built supported accommodation.
This film describes the meaning and importance of holistic assessment in ensuring people at the end of life are treated with dignity and respect
SCIE guide on about working with parents who have mental health problems and their children
Guidance on providing effective transitions between child and adult mental health services.