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Mental Capacity

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Read the Mental Capacity Act 2005:

Mental Capacity Act 2005 on Legislation gov website (external website)

Understanding the Mental Capacity Act:

Download the easy read guide to help understand the Mental Capacity Act 2005. This includes information on decision making, limits to best interest, the five main rules and capacity.

Easy read guide of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Care England website (external website)

The Independent Parental Special Education Advice Service (IPSEA) also have information on understanding Mental Capacity and useful resources:

Understanding mental capacity - IPSEA website (External)

Mental Capacity Act and 16 and 17 year olds (pdf 572kb opens in new window)

Brief guide capacity and competence to consent in under 18s (pdf 58kb opens in new window)

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Description

Read the Mental Capacity Act 2005:

Mental Capacity Act 2005 on Legislation gov website (external website)

Understanding the Mental Capacity Act:

Download the easy read guide to help understand the Mental Capacity Act 2005. This includes information on decision making, limits to best interest, the five main rules and capacity.

Easy read guide of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 - Care England website (external website)

The Independent Parental Special Education Advice Service (IPSEA) also have information on understanding Mental Capacity and useful resources:

Understanding mental capacity - IPSEA website (External)

Mental Capacity Act and 16 and 17 year olds (pdf 572kb opens in new window)

Brief guide capacity and competence to consent in under 18s (pdf 58kb opens in new window)

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0-25