Decision-Making and Mental Capacity Resources

From Challenging Behaviour Foundation UK press release. Some Covid relevant

CBF have a FAQ resource for families who are concerned about professionals making decisions for relatives without consulting them. This is particularly relevant as the #COVID19vaccine is rolled out amongst vulnerable groups. 

The CBF Mental Capacity Act resource provides more information on this issue and a template letter for families  

Cerebra have produced a Mental Capacity toolkit which aims to support people who are encountering difficulties with statutory agencies and to help unpick problems and develop effective strategies for resolving them.

39 Essex Chambers have produced a legal Guidance note on Covid-19 and Mental Capacity outlining the legal position in relation to testing for Covid-19.

Government guidance on the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty safeguards during the pandemic was last updated on 12th January 2021 and can be found here.


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