Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 Key Principles

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 applies to everyone involved in the care, treatment and support of people aged 16 and over living in England and Wales who are unable to make all or some decisions for themselves. A recent report on the informative website for the Social Care Institute for Excellence, (SCIE), offered an […]

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“Green Papers” Debate on Future Care Funding

There is much talk regarding the future funding of elderly care and for young people with the current “Green Papers” parliament debate. Confused about the “Green Papers”?  What are “Green Papers”?  Simply a Green Paper is a consultation document issued by the government which contains policy proposals for debate and discussion before a final decision is taken on […]

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