Judy Downey, Chair and CEO of The Relatives & Residents Association, tells CHP worrying elements remain in the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, despite some of the sector’s concerns being taken on board
Care leaders have urged the Government to eliminate a conflict of interest within its mental capacity reform proposals.
Paul Burstow, Chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), has added his voice to the growing chorus of concern over the Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) Bill currently making its way through Parliament.
The Government has been urged to collaborate with the care sector on mental capacity law reforms reaching a key stage in the legislation process this week.
Care leaders have urged the Government to urgently rethink its Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill as it enters a crucial stage in Parliament.
Care England, the largest representative body for independent adult social care providers, has expressed concern about a Mental Capacity Act reform bill that entered the House of Lords this week.
Vulnerable people are being forced into situations against their will because care providers are not going through the proper process, according to a new report.
Care England has welcomed news that coroners will no longer have a duty to undertake an inquest into death of every person who was subject to an authorisation under the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).
A survey has found 89% of health and social care professionals would like a better understanding of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA), with 87% feeling writing reports is a burden.