This is the second of two posts about the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and ‘supported decision-making’. The first one is… 1,585 more words
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This is the first of two posts about the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and ‘supported decision-making’. This one is called ‘supported decision-making is not a revolution’, and the next one will be called ‘supported decision-making… 586 more words
SCIE – Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Resource
- The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 applies to everyone involved in the care, treatment and support of people aged 16 and over living in England and Wales who are unable to make all or some decisions for themselves.
Following the Supreme Court decision in Cheshire West, which greatly expanded the definition of restriction of liberty to the point where the system has almost entirely broken down due to the huge increase in volume, the Law Commission have published an interim report on Deprivation of Liberty. 1,608 more words