Practice Guidance

A practical analysis of a mental capacity assessment

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Learning points An example of a good mental capacity assessment and how to reflect on your practice. How to apply the principle of taking all practicable steps to help a person to make a decision in a particular case. What to consider when assessing whether a person is able to understand, retain or weigh information and […]

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