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Using the Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

Part of: Using the Mental Capacity Act

Using the Mental Capacity Act This video explains the MCA and how it can protect the right to make choices. For people who need the MCA, their carers, and others. Video transcript Open OOV Making everyday

Lives impacted by the Mental Capacity Act

Part of: National Mental Capacity Forum

Lives impacted by the Mental Capacity Act Featured article - 02 December 2016 By Rachel Griffiths, Mental Capacity Act and human rights consultant The vital theme of the National

Lasting power of attorney - Mental Capacity Act | SCIE

Part of: Lasting power of attorney

...be 18 or over, and have the mental capacity to decide to do so. The person the LPA is set up for is known as the donor. The person chosen to make decision on behalf of the donor is known as the attorney. The attorney must also be over 18 and must themselves have the mental capacity to act

Court-appointed deputies - Mental Capacity Act | SCIE

Part of: Representing the person - Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

...on the role. The panel deputy is chosen from OPG’s list of approved panel deputies The roles and responsibilities of a court-appointed deputy A deputy often has a similar role to an attorney. They must follow the Code of Practice of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), and work in the best

Office of the Public Guardian - Mental Capacity Act | SCIE

Part of: Representing the person - Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

The Office of the Public Guardian The Mental Capacity Act 2005 established the role of the Public Guardian. The Public Guardian is supported in their duties by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG), an agency of the Ministry of Justice. OPG helps people in England and Wales

Mental Capacity Act (MCA): e-Learning course

Part of: Mental Capacity Act (MCA): e-learning course

Mental Capacity Act (MCA): e-Learning course This CPD-accredited online course explores the Mental Capacity Act 2005, including best interests decision-making, and how to support people to make their own decisions. The course is for everyone who looks

Mental Capacity Act 2005 at a glance | SCIE

Part of: Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mental Capacity Act 2005 at a glance SCIE At a glance 5 | Published: June 2009 | Last reviewed: July 2020 This At a glance summary presents an overview of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005, which is important to health and social care

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and care planning | SCIE

Part of: The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and care planning

Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and care planning SCIE Report 70 Published: October 2014 Reviewed: September 2017 This report shows commissioners and providers of care how to embed the principles of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) into care and support

Representing the person - Mental Capacity Act | SCIE

Part of: Representing the person - Mental Capacity Act (MCA)

Representing the person The Mental Capacity Act 2005 enables individuals to give people they trust a lasting power of attorney to manage their affairs if they lack capacity to make certain decisions for themselves in the future. The Act also creates protection for people who

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