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

Do you know about the MCA and how this impacts on decision making? The MCA is relevant to everybody and is an important piece of legislation.

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.