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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: 7 January 2021 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

Delivering safe, face-to-face adult day care

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...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 crisis

Commissioning during COVID-19 and beyond

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...for commissioning? 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

COVID-19 guide for social workers and OTs supporting adults with learning disabilities or autistic adults

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...and the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), the legal framework which asserts and supports people’s rights to make their own decisions. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, everyone’s lives are being limited, and everyone’s human rights are being affected. This guidance aims to help occupational therapists

Best interests decisions: A COVID-19 quick guide

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Best interests decisions: A COVID-19 quick guide Updated: 7 January 2021 The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is at the heart of good, empowering practice in health and social care. This quick guide aims to help people across social care and health settings to apply its provisions about

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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...is underpinned by human rights and supported by the Mental Capacity Act – as the legal framework which asserts and supports people’s rights to make their own decisions. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, everyone’s lives are being limited, and everyone is having to make changes to the way we live together

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

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...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 and a framework for decision making The current crisis has meant that there may be some local easements to the Care

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

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