MCA principles in action

Supported decision making

This video shows one good practice example, a way of ‘maximising capacity’. The case study demonstrates how principle 2 of the Mental Capacity Act can be used in practice to enable and support people to make their own decisions.

Least restrictive option

This video shows one good practice example – of using a less restrictive option. The case study demonstrates how principle 5 of the Mental Capacity Act can be used in practice to promote people’s autonomy and freedom.