Practice Guidance

Making best interests decisions: quick guide

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Introduction

Key steps Remember that you can only make best interests decisions for people whom you assess under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) as lacking capacity, so you need to ensure that you have done a robust capacity assessment in the first instance and that you have recorded how you have conducted this in line […]

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