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An Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act (2005) Code of Practice

Audience: NHS
  • All

This E-learning module aims to increase your knowledge of the MCA and how to use it on a daily basis. It is particularly relevant to a person who is 16 or over. You will learn about

  • decision making skills
  • how to assess capacity
  • what to do if someone lacks capacity
  • best interest decisions
  • how to support someone making a decision
  • how communication is key to the decision making process

Watch out for a follow up E-learning module on supporting Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) users in decision making.