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A series of cards relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales), including how to assess capacity, advance refusals of treatment and Lasting Powers of Attorney.
A practical, easy to use tool to help you to break down the assessment into a number of discrete, legally-compliant steps.
The law and ethical issues in advance decisions and proxy decision-making in medical treatment and research.
Identify factors that may be relevant when assessing whether an adult may be deprived of liberty.
Our advice on acting as a health and welfare attorney for your patients under the Mental Capacity Act (2005).
Read about the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000. Northern Ireland is currently governed by the common law.
Our tool kit contains a series of cards relating to specific areas of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales).
This guidance focuses particularly on statutory advocacy services and when health professionals must involve them.
What to do when a patient lacks capacity to consent to testing for blood-borne viruses when a needlestick injury is sustained.
The legal and ethical position where adults who are subject to abuse may not want confidential information disclosed.
Decisions must be referred to the Court.