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Author Dimond, Bridgit, author.

Title Legal aspects of mental capacity : a practical guide for health and social care professionals / Bridgit Dimond.

Publication Info. Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (738 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : anatomy of the Mental Capacity Act and its terms -- Background to the legal system and the Mental Capacity Act -- Human rights and statutory principles for governing decision making -- Definition of mental capacity -- Making decisions in the best interests of others -- Lasting powers of attorney -- Court of Protection, court appointed deputies, the Office of the Public Guardian and visitors -- Independent mental capacity advocates -- Advance decisions -- Research -- Protection of vulnerable adults and accountability -- Children and young persons -- Mental capacity and mental disorder -- Deprivation of liberty safeguards (DOLS) -- Organ and tissue removal, storage and use -- The informal career -- Implementation, resources, and code of practice -- Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland -- The future.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Insanity (Law)
Informed consent (Medical law)
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Dimond, Bridgit. Legal aspects of mental capacity : a practical guide for health and social care professionals. Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2016 9781119238874 (DNLM)101675219
ISBN 9781119045342 (paperback)
9781119045359 (e-book)

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