FACE Mental Capacity and DOLS Assessment

Meeting all of the legal requirements of the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Compliant with legislation

Takes into account the Mental Capacity Act 2005, recent case law and current good practice.

Simple & easy to complete

Detailed guidance and good practice on how to complete the each assessment incorporated.

Standardised approach

Ensures evidence-based decisions are made and progress can be tracked.

Overview

The FACE Mental Capacity and DOLS Assessment Toolset (MCA) guides professionals through the process of making a mental capacity decision. It ensures that they meet the requirements of the Act and provides the tool for recording this information. It covers all areas of consideration as recommended by the MCA Code of Practice.

It has been developed in consultation with CSIP WM Regional lead on mental health legislation and the Mental Capacity Act.

FACE Assessment Toolsets are a product of over 20 years’ development work involving hundreds of practitioners, service users and carers. They are guaranteed to meet all clinical, management and national requirements.

They are also updated regularly with the involvement of our user network. We are constantly seeking to both improve existing tools and design new tools to meet emerging needs.

Included in Toolset

  • DOL Screening Assessment
  • Mental Capacity Assessment

Training and Support

All toolsets include high quality supporting documentation and training materials. We can provide on-site training for new users through our network of experienced trainers.

In addition, we run a central training programme for people who wish to become ‘expert users’. This course is designed for senior practitioners or trainers who will be taking a lead in implementing FACE toolsets in their organisation.

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