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. This guide helps you with paragraph 5, mental capacity, and paragraph 9, organisational context, of the knowledge and skills statement for social […]

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