Elmari Bishop

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The interface between the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

An overview of what to consider when deciding which legislative regime to follow in a hospital or community setting when admission and care or treatment might lead to a deprivation of liberty.

Case law on best interests decisions in relation to contraception, birth and sterilisation

Case law on best interests decisions in relation to contact, residence and safeguarding

Case law on best interests decisions in relation to serious medical treatment

Case law and capacity to consent to contraception, birth and terminations

Case law on best interests decisions in relation to sexual relations and marriage

Case law and capacity to consent to sexual relations and marriage

Case law in relation to making best interests decisions

Making best interests decisions: quick guide

Assessing capacity: quick guide

Sets out the principles behind the Mental Capacity Act and the steps that must be taken to ensure you are legally compliant when carrying out a mental capacity assessment.