Compliant with legislation
Takes into account the Mental Capacity Act 2005, recent case law and current good practice.
Simple and easy to complete
Comes with detailed guidance and good practice on how to complete the assessment incorporated.
Ensures evidence-based decisions are made and progress can be tracked.
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 designed to meet key clinical, management and national requirements.
They are also updated regularly with the involvement of our professional user network. We are constantly seeking to both improve existing tools and design new tools to meet emerging needs.
Included in toolset
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- Deprivation of Liberty Screening Assessment
- Mental Capacity Assessment
Training and support
We can provide on-site training for users through our network of experienced trainers. We also run a 'Train the Trainer' programme for people who wish to become expert users.
Find out more about our training options.