A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 : Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice, Paperback Book

A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 : Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice Paperback

Description

This book provides a theory-to-practice breakdown of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and what its implications are for health and social care workers.

Informative and accessible, it provides a clear depiction of the ethos behind the Act and offers instruction for its effective, lawful and person-centred application.

This practical guide describes how to assess capacity and what a good assessment of capacity should look like, how to deal with conflicts and dilemmas, and the role of legal authority in decision-making.

A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 is an invaluable resource for any health and social care professionals working with individuals who lack decision-making capacity.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Mental health law
  • ISBN: 9781849055208

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