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Using the Mental Capacity Act

  • 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.
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07 (July 2016)

Welcome back

So, it has been a loooong time since I have posted a blog, and there are many reasons why.

I think one of my last posts surrounded my attempt at positivity after discovering that the law firm I worked for in mid 2015 was making redundancies. 389 more words

Mental Health

Cheshire Cat, Cheshire Act

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

Court Of Protection

3 Days To Go

There’s three days to go until the launch of 7 Days of Action on the 18th and we thought it was a good time to remind ourselves why we are running the campaign. 130 more words

Assessment And Treatment Unit (ATU)

Learning Disability Workshop Conference

During 2015 the Kent and Medway Learning Disability Community of Practice in partnership with East Kent Hospitals Clinical Education and three experts by experience have been running half day workshops for mainstream healthcare professionals. 113 more words

Learning Disability

The Disappeared Disabled – the shocking facts.

The Francis report, identified systemic, organisational, and individual failings contributed to “the normalisation of cruelty” in the care in Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. 1,461 more words

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Introduction Blog

Hello, my name is Anna and I am third year trainee clinical psychologist at Lancaster University.  In August last year one of the clinical tutors at Lancaster University, Ste Weatherhead (@SteWeatherhead), circulated an email to second year Lancaster DClinPsy trainees that highlighted figures from the… 643 more words