A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 : Putting the Principles of the Act into Practice Paperback
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
- Publication Date: 21/05/2015
- Category: Mental health law
- ISBN: 9781849055208
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