The assessment pack has been put together to help you assess the Mental Capacity of your service users and assist you comply with the Mental Capacity Act 2005, which will come fully into force on 1st October 2007.
This pack is intended to help care providers who will have to deal with the Mental Capacity Act on a daily basis.
Care providers will understand very well that the Mental Capacity Act must be complied with.
The pack provides a practical tool to help you manage the process of assessing mental capacity.
This tool is adaptable. We believe that it can be used in circumstances when a person who currently doesn't have mental capacity and that is not expected to change in the short term but it can also be used where someone is being supported to make decisions and retain their independence.
The tool is provided on a CD, which allows you to brand, amend and modify it to meet the needs of your establishment.