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What Makes a Good Assessment of Capacity?

Date: Wednesday, 01st Jan 2020 | Category: General

Man writing notes on a table, with no face showingThis document sets out to inform and support psychologists to make informed and sound clinical judgements and decisions across a range of sometimes very different situations, where a client’s capacity to make their own decisions is being questioned.

Often, MCA assessments will be straightforward, but there are examples across both health and social care situations where the questions and issues are complex.

Download the What Makes a Good Assessment of Capacity Document

This document was produced by the Mental Capacity Advisory Group, a sub-group of the British Psychological Society’s Professional Practice Board