Mental Capacity Legislation: Principles and Practice

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This book draws on clinical experience, case law and the developing research literature accrued during the six years that the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) have been in effect. It focuses on the theory underpinning the principles of this legislation and the practical challenges of applying it in clinical settings. It also compares and contrasts the remit of the Mental Capacity Act with that of the Mental Health Act, since there are occasions when either Act might be applicable. ...

Mental Capacity Legislation: Principles and Practice 2013, RCPsych Publications, London

ISBN-13: 9781909726000

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