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Understanding mental capacity
Understanding mental capacity

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This free course was written by Sarah Vicary and Alun Morgan.


Box 1: extract from: Social Care Institute for Excellence (2016) Mental Capacity Act 2005 at a glance. 70 [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

Box 2: extract from Principles of the Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 in Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000. Crown Copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen’s Printer for Scotland Open Government Licence doc/ open-government-licence/ version/ 3/ .


Figure 2: cover of Mental Capacity Act © Crown

Figure 3: cover of Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 © Crown

Figure 4: cover of Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 © Crown

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Video: Section 2.1, courtesy © Social Care Institute for Excellence

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