Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy;
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom applying to England and Wales. Its primary purpose is to provide a legal framework for acting and making decisions on behalf of adults who lack the capacity to make particular decisions for themselves.
Benefits of mediation over Court Protection
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
Mediation may be particularly helpful in resolving disagreements under safeguards to avoid unnecessary applications to the Court of Protection.
Note: As an IMCA service we can only work with people who meet the criteria set out in the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and the Expansion Regulations.