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Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005: Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice

Author: Graham, Matthew
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Pub Date: 21/05/2015
ISBN: 9781849055208
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Quick overview A practical guide for health and social care professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, enabling more informed and effective practice.
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This book provides a theory-to-practice breakdown of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and what its implications are for health and social care workers. Informative and accessible, it provides a clear depiction of the ethos behind the Act and offers instruction for its effective, lawful and person-centred application. This practical guide describes how to assess capacity and what a good assessment of capacity should look like, how to deal with conflicts and dilemmas, and the role of legal authority in decision-making. A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 is an invaluable resource for any health and social care professionals working with individuals who lack decision-making capacity.

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