A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 PDF ePub eBook

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A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 free pdf This book provides a theory-to-practice breakdown of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and what its implications are for health and social care workers. Informative and accessible, it provides a clear depiction of the ethos behind the Act and offers instruction for its effective, lawful and person-centred application. This practical guide describes how to assess capacity and what a good assessment of capacity should look like, how to deal with conflicts and dilemmas, and the role of legal authority in decision-making. A Practical Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 is an invaluable resource for any health and social care professionals working with individuals who lack decision-making capacity.

About Matthew Graham

Matthew Graham MSc is Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent. He is a registered social worker and a member of the College of Social Work. Jakki Cowley is co-director of Empowerment Matters, an Advocacy and Mental Capacity Act Resource, Support and Information Agency. She is a committee member of the Court of Protection Practitioners Association (CoPPA). Both of the authors are leading trainers and educators on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and specialise in delivering training which is accessible to all practitioners as well as service users and carers.

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Author : Matthew Graham
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 21 May 2015
ISBN : 1849055203
EAN : 9781849055208
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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