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Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

Information, guidance, and accredited training for care and health staff to support, protect and empower people who may lack capacity.

Care Act 2014

Resources and support to help implement the Care Act 2014

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Directory

The MCA Directory raises awareness about the MCA, including the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. Find useful information and tools to help understand or implement it. Also links to informative blogs and to the Social Care Online database of research and journals.

Care Act: eligibility

Part of Eligibility determination for the Care Act 2014

In this film, social care practitioners talk about how their working practice will change as a result of the assessment and eligibility framework in the Care Act 2014. They discuss the key principles of the framework, the impact it will have on individuals and identify some of the challenges in its implementation.

Fluctuating needs in assessment and eligibility for the Care Act 2014

Part of Care Act 2014

This guide provides an overview of key elements to consider in order to ensure any form of care assessment undertaken – for the adult requiring care and support or their carer with support needs – takes full account of the extent of fluctuating needs. It should be read in conjunction with the ‘Care and Support (Assessment) Regulations 2014’ and Chapter 6 of the statutory guidance.

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