Key government documents on the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005

The MCA and DoLS Codes of Practice, and tools and publications from official bodies and the English and Welsh governments.

MCA Implementation Group

The MCA Implementation Group (MCA IG) is the highest-level national governance group responsible for implementation of the MCA. It comprises national level statutory organisations. The MCA IG’s terms of reference and membership can be found here. Also available are minutes of the MCA IG’s quarterly meetings. We hope these minutes will be allow regional and local MCA groups to get a clearer picture as to national activities. The minute of 3 December 2016 contains an explanation of what each national organisation has planned for 2016.

Department of Health and Social Care

Directors of adult social services (Adass)

HM Government

House of Lords

Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

NHS Wales Microsite

Office of the Public Guardian

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales