Practice Guidance

Assessing mental capacity and making best interests decisions

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Learning points An understanding of the presumption of capacity. The type of practicable steps you can take to support someone to make a decision. How to make use of the best interests checklist. Contents Use the links below to go straight to particular sections of the guide. If you are short of time, go straight […]

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