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The Mental Capacity Act and care planning

A report from the Social Care Institute of Excellence shows commissioners and providers of care how to embed the principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 into care and support planning across the board.

Although the act has been law for nearly a decade, “there is some way to go before it is widely understood and implemented”, writes Baroness Barker in her introduction to the report. More .....