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Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the COVID-19 crisis

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Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the COVID-19 crisis Updated: 25 June 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to cause harm to, and even the death of, a wide range of people. We also know that those most at risk from COVID-19 – older people, and people with existing long-term

Delivering safe, face-to-face adult day care

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COVID-19 infection control for care providers (Quick guide) Infection control e-learning course Dementia in care homes and COVID-19 Safeguarding adults with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic Q&A Coronavirus (COVID-19): Dementia and care homes Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the COVID-19

Commissioning during COVID-19 and beyond

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A brief narrative about how commissioning can go forward beyond COVID-19, along with some helpful resources. Support from SCIE SCIE's COVID-19 hub contains more relevant information including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act and infection control. It can

Safeguarding adults with dementia during COVID-19

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...authorities have in relation to providing care. While these easements can affect the level of service being provided they do not affect safeguarding duties. Human rights legislation and the Mental Capacity Act remain unaffected, and good implementation of these laws is fundamental to good practice

Supporting people who are isolated during the COVID-19 crisis

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...stay connected, including virtually. SCIE’s COVID-19 hub contains more relevant information including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act and infection control. It can be used when working and supporting people who are isolated or vulnerable through COVID-19, and can also be shared with community

Dignity: Information and good communication | SCIE

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...and decisions is central to the Care Act 2014, to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and to the person-centred care agenda. It is the basics of promoting dignity in care. Information makes choice possible, and ‘decisions’ real. It underpins freedom and self-respect. It reinforces a person’s rights

COVID-19 guide for care staff supporting adults with learning disabilities or autistic adults

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...and upholds these rights, so that people with learning disabilities and autistic people can enjoy lives that are rich, fulfilling and fully included in society. Social care is underpinned by human rights and supported by the Mental Capacity Act – as the legal framework which asserts and supports people’s

COVID-19 guide for carers and family supporting adults and children with learning disabilities or autistic adults and children

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College of Physicians offers a guide, specific to COVID-19, on Understanding treatments and outcomes in hospital and critical care. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence provide a range of resources on Decision-making and mental capacity. Easements of the Care Act 2014

Understanding the impact of COVID-19 responses on citizens

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SCIE SCIE's COVID-19 hub contains more relevant information including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act and infection control. It can be used when working and supporting people who are isolated or vulnerable through COVID-19, and can also be shared with community groups

Challenges and solutions: commissioning social care during COVID-19

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...you as a commissioner have done. Support from SCIE SCIE's COVID-19 hub contains more relevant information including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act and infection control. It can be used when working and supporting people who are isolated or vulnerable through

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