This report was commissioned by the Department of Health (DH) and examines the concept of self-neglect as it relates to adult safeguarding.
Mental capacity resources and services
IMCA and paid relevant person's representative roles in the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
This practice guidance describes the role of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) and paid representatives in the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (MCA DOLS).
The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have produced this guide to support access to the Court of Protection for people who may need this safeguard.
This drama demonstrates the work of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates. It also shows why carers must be involved in best interests decisions.
A short film depicting scenes in a domestic setting between an older man and his domiciliary care worker. The film introduces the principles of the Mental Capacity Act in relation to a financial decision.
This film shows extracts from an assessment of the capacity of a man with learning disabilities to make different financial decisions. It is designed as a training tool for mental capacity assessments.
This guide aims to support the work of local authority and NHS staff who may need to instruct and work with IMCAs in relation to accommodation decisions and care reviews.
This At a glance briefing looks at how issues of mental capacity should be considered in the context of personalisation, and the implications for staff working in social care, including the private and voluntary sectors.
Practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
SCIE Guide on practice guidance on the involvement of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs) in safeguarding adults
Good practice guidance for the commissioning and monitoring of Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) services
SCIE guide to support the commissioning of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) service