Decision-making and Mental Capacity [NG018]
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, London. 2018
|Project ID (Internal)||136|
|Full Reference (text)||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2018) Decision-making and mental capacity. NICE Guideline [NG108]. [The guideline can be accessed here]|
|Full Reference (URL)||https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng108|
|Summary / Abstract|
This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.
This guideline should be read in conjunction with the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It is not a substitute for the law or relevant Codes of Practice.
It does not cover Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards processes.
|Publication Title||Decision-making and Mental Capacity [NG018]|
|Author(s)||The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)|
|Publication Details||National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, London.|
|Publication Year / End of Project||2018|
|Last Accessed||03/01/2019 12:00 am|
|Economic Report Authors||Bauer A and Knapp M|
|Economic Report Title||Appendix C3: Economic report. DECISION-MAKING AND MENTALCAPACITY|
|Economic Report URL||https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng108/evidence/appendix-c3-economic-report-pdf-6542486610|
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