Category: 2000-2009

Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mental Capacity Act 2005

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) makes legal provision for a wide range of people (family members, health and social care professionals, courts) to make decisions in the best interests of a person who lacks the capacity to make a decision for themselves.

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