Practice Guidance

Assessing mental capacity and making best interests decisions

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Introduction

This guide forms part of Inform’s mental capacity knowledge and practice hub The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA), while primarily relevant to professionals working with adults, also matters for those working with children. Most of the act applies to 16- and 17-year-old young people and a few provisions affect children under this age. Learning points An […]

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