MCA Updates

Challenge to the House of Lords decision – an impact on the DoLS safeguards?

A recently handed down judgement from the European Court of Human Rights regarding a woman detained under the Mental Health Act may have a significant impact on the process of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards review process. You can access here the full judgement of MH vs the United Kingdom 


2 new Community Care articles on the role of IMCAs & the MCA

New research on the Mental Capacity Act & Mental Health Act

Cambridge Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Group have recently published their research on the Mental Capacity Acts Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and the Mental Health Act.

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