Information, guidance, and accredited training for care and health staff to support, protect and empower people who may lack capacity.
Mental capacity resources and services
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MCA Forum works with stakeholders from health and social care, together with those from other sectors to improve implementation of the MCA.
A suite of 12 resources which includes short films, reports, at a glance summaries and tools on Independent Mental Health Advocacy. The resources aim to raise awareness and understanding of the IMHA role amongst service users and mental health staff; improve access IMHA, help providing an understand what a good service looks like, and how outcomes can be measured. The resources have been produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in partnership with The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston.
Part of National Mental Capacity Forum
National Mental Capacity Forum are running a series of rapid response webinars.
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.
Part of e-Learning courses
CPD-accredited e-learning training exploring the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA). This online course is for everyone who looks after or cares for someone.
This learning resource promotes best practice in the use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and where appropriate the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (2009), particularly in the context of situations involving health related decisions. The resource provides a series of short film scenarios that challenge the viewer to consider the ethical issues in any given situation, and to encourage debate about potential decision making outcomes. It is the intention that these scenarios illustrate everyday situations, and whilst they may not demonstrate perfect practice, the aim is that they promote discussion and debate.
Part of Dementia
How can you help a person with dementia to make decisions now and for their future? Explore the links here to find out more about dementia and decision-making.
SCIE’s Mental Capacity Act awareness training improves understanding for a range of health and social care staff
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
Information that will be of interest to Independent Mental Capacity Advocates (IMCAs), including guidance, research reports and Social Care TV films.
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