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Mental capacity, deprivation of liberty and best interests knowledge and practice hub

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Learning points The key steps to follow when assessing capacity or making a best interests decision. Using the Guzzardi test to determine whether a situation amounts to a deprivation of liberty. What case law says about the capacity to consent to sexual relations and marriage. Test your knowledge of the law on mental capacity and […]

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