Mental capacity videos on Social Care TV
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 and shows good practice.
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 demonstrates the work of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates. It also shows why carers must be involved in best interests decisions.
A short film set in the home of a young man. When his support worker visits he finds him seriously ill. The film introduces the principles of the Mental Capacity Act in relation to urgent health decisions.
This film shows when medical treatment can be given against the wishes of a person.
A short film in a residential school depicting scenes between a young man with severe learning disabilities, and both his key worker and social worker. The film introduces the principles of the Mental Capacity Act and emphasises the importance of consultation in best interests' decision-making.
A short film depicting scenes in a care home with a new resident and members of staff. The film introduces the Mental Capacity Act and explores the balancing of risks and freedoms in the process of making a decision.
This film shows part of a capacity assessment for a woman with dementia (played by an actress) to decide where she lives. It is designed as a training tool for mental capacity assessments and demonstrates good practice.