Mental Capacity Act

The Supreme Court of the UK

Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Guidance on applying the law on deprivation of liberty

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Adults, Workforce

Five key steps to assessing capacity

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

Resources to resolve your mental capacity and DoLS practice issues

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Adults, Mental Health

How to manage deprivations of liberty outside of the DoLS framework

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Adults, Mental Health

‘How proposals to reform deprivation of liberty have been pared back to cut costs’

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Adults

Council repays £12,000 after errors in financial support for woman lacking capacity

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Adults, Children

Time to raise Mental Capacity Act’s profile in children’s services, says Trowler

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Adults, Workforce

Social care has the wrong view of risk – to the detriment of learning disabled people

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Adults, Workforce

How social workers can resist risk-averse practice and uphold human rights

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Adults, Workforce

Too few CQC inspectors completing Mental Capacity Act training, watchdog admits

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Adults, Workforce

The Mental Capacity Act is about treating people as human beings worthy of respect

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Adults

‘Staff need Mental Capacity Act training rooted in practice, not legalese’

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Adults, Mental Health

Expert tips on how to improve your best interests assessor reports

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Adults

Poor social worker supervision among failings that left man financially exploited

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Adults, Children

Latest deprivation of liberty ruling has ‘huge implications’ for children’s social workers

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Adults, Mental Health, Workforce

‘Why the principles of Bournewood and Cheshire West must shape Dols reform’

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