Results 1 - 10 of 20

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

Part of: MCA and the COVID-19 crisis

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

Part of: Delivering safe, face-to-face adult day care

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

Part of: Commissioning during COVID-19 and beyond

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

Part of: Safeguarding adults with dementia during the COVID-19 crisis

...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

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

Part of: A COVID-19 guide for social workers supporting an adult with learning disabilities/autism

...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

Part of: Best interests decisions: A COVID-19 quick guide

Best interests decisions: A COVID-19 quick guide Published July 2020 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 making

Dignity: Information and good communication | SCIE

Part of: Dignity in care

...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

Part of: A COVID-19 guide for care staff supporting an adult with learning disabilities/autism

...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

Hospital discharge and preventing unnecessary hospital admissions (COVID-19)

Part of: Hospital discharge and preventing unnecessary hospital admissions (COVID-19)

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 COVID-19, and can also be shared with community groups

Matching interventions and people: A decision-making tool

Part of: Matching interventions and people: A decision-making tool to establish the best means of working with people

...leads and Principal Social Workers on the role of Approved Mental Health Professionals during the COVID-19 Pandemic (BASW) Support from SCIE SCIE's COVID-19 hub contains more relevant information including safeguarding, Mental Capacity Act and infection control. It can be used

Results 1 - 10 of 20