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.Cowley, J. (2014) a#39;Why commissioning of mental capacity advocacy must change to protect rights of vulnerable. ... Available at www.gmc-uk. org, accessed on 2 December 2014. ... 2014. Jones, R. (2012) Mental Capacity Act Manual, 5th edn.
|Title||:||A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005|
|Author||:||Matthew Graham, Jakki Cowley|
|Publisher||:||Jessica Kingsley Publishers - 2015-05-21|