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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.

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.

Supporting people with dementia

Part of Dementia

This section looks at supporting people with dementia. It discusses the physical environment (whether it be at home or a care home), and decision-making and using information and communication technology in activities.

What to expect during assessment and care planning

Part of Person-centred care

A quick guide to help people to understand what they should expect from social care staff during assessment and care planning. The guide explains that an individual's care and support should be based on what they can already do, what they want to achieve and the help they need to live their lives in the way they want to. The guide covers: making decisions, support from an advocate, needs assessment, and care and support planning. It has been co-produced by NICE and SCIE and is based on NICE’s guideline on people’s experience in adult social care services: improving the experience of care and support for people using adult social care services.

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