Below you will find a number of useful free downloadable resources in relation to Best Interests Guidance. It contains the following: A Brief Guide To Carrying Out Best Interests Assessments; Best Interests Decisions: Benefits and Burdens Balance Record Sheet; A Best Interests Decision Making Checklist; and Restrictive Practice Best Interests Analysis

They are excellent practitioner tool that you can use to help promote your understanding and decision making around to use Best Interests Decision (Mental Capacity).

The documents have been created and or provided by:

ANITA LINDON – MENTAL CAPACITY ACT CO-ORDINATOR, DEPRIVATION OF LIBERTY SAFEGUARDS TEAM, LANCASHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL.

Anitia has undertaken a number of practical training events in relation to MCA, DoLs and Best Interests and assists Adult Social Care Professionals in developing their understanding and confidence in decision making around Mental Capacity.

Upcoming Training and Events: