Tag Archives: Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)

Government Response to the House of Lords Select Committee Report on the Mental Capacity Act (Ministry of Justice / Department of Health)

Summary The government, with partners, has considered the recommendations made by the House of Lords. This response report defines a system-wide programme planned for 2014 to 2015 (and beyond) on improving implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Full Text … Continue reading

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Post-Legislative Scrutiny of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (BBC News / House of Lords Select Committee)

Summary The House of Lords Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 has found that safeguards introduced to protect vulnerable patients are not working, and that possibly tens of thousands of vulnerable adults may be being deprived of their … Continue reading

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Premature Deaths of People with Learning Difficulties (Norah Fry Research Centre)

Summary The “Confidential inquiry into the premature deaths of people with learning difficulties” report has been produced as a result of a three-year study into the premature deaths in people with learning difficulties. Researchers from the Bristol University’s Norah Fry … Continue reading

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Benefits of Independent Advocacy (Dementia Advocacy Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary This document reports 16 stories which have been selected to demonstrate the benefits that independent advocacy can have for the lives … Continue reading

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