MCA resources on Advance decision

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Advance statement for mental health: patient information leaflet

NHS North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Describes what an advance statement is, and contains an A5 form patients can use to write down their preferred treatments and strategies for care should they have a mental health crisis.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance statement for mental health: patient information leaflet

NHS North Central London Clinical Commissioning Group

Describes what an advance statement is, and contains an A4 form patients can use to write down their preferred treatments and strategies for care should they have a mental health crisis.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decision (living wills)

Alzheimer's Society

This resource explains different aspects of planning ahead for people who have dementia ('advance care planning'). Sections cover: what is an advance statement; why should I consider making an advance decision or advance statement; will the doctor have to follow my advance decision or advance statement; what an advance decision cannot do; how to make an advance decision; frequently asked questions.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decisions and advance statements: factsheet 463LP

Alzheimer's Society

This factsheet explains how advance decisions and advance statements work, and what they can and cannot do. It also provides practical advice to help draft an advance decision.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills

Age UK

This factsheet explains what advance decisions to refuse treatment (‘living will’) and advance statements are, why individuals might want to prepare one or both of them, requirements for drawing them up, and ways to ensure other people know they exist.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

ADRTs and section 63 of the MHA

360 Assurance

Guidance relating to advance decisions to refuse treatment (ADRTs) and the Mental Health Act 1983.

Last updated on hub: 08 September 2020

Lasting power of attorney: form

Standex Systems

Lasting power of attorney form.

Last updated on hub: 07 September 2020

Losing the capacity to make decisions

Parkinson's UK

Signposts to key information on mental capacity and power of attorney, and to the relevant legislation, including: the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales; the Mental Health (Northern Ireland) Order 1986; and the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000.

Last updated on hub: 07 September 2020

An easy guide to lasting powers of attorney

Older People's Commissioner for Wales

A brief introduction to lasting power of attorney, how to use it and what it involves.

Last updated on hub: 07 September 2020

Creating an LPA online

Office of the Public Guardian

Explains that creating a lasting power of attorney is quick and easy, especially when using the online service. The service guides users through answering the questions and explains the process along the way. The service can be found here: service at www.lastingpowerofattorney.service.gov.uk/home.

Last updated on hub: 07 September 2020

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