Staff are often unaware of the processes around Mental Capacity Assessments. This advice is clear and should be used alongside training for all staff. Please also see the Training Zone for courses and remember you can access training on your site by using the HCPA approved training providers.
Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board has more guidance on Mental Capacity here.
Click here for a short information sheet from Hertfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board on the key principles of mental capacity
Click here for the Hertfordshire Mental Capacity guide
Click here for the Mental Capacity Assessment for LESS complex decisions
DoLs referrals across Hertfordshire