Mental Capacity Act – Making day-to-day decisions about care and support



This module is for anyone that has an involvement with someone that may lack capacity in some areas of their life. Looking at day-to-day decision making will be of particular interest to care support workers, care assistants etc. It looks at the first principle of the Mental Capacity Act and explores the everyday decisions that have to be made. It looks at what is meant by making day-to-day decisions and how we can assess a person’s capacity to make their own decisions.

Module 2 of The Mental Capacity Act suite from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).

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