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A practical, easy to use tool to help you to break down the assessment into a number of discrete, legally-compliant steps.
This guidance covers all decisions regarding CANH for adults in England and Wales who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves.
Identify factors that may be relevant when assessing whether an adult may be deprived of liberty.
This toolkit provides practical guidance to assist doctors in making decisions in the best interests of adults who lack capacity in England and Wales.
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.