Professional perspectives of capacity assessment: a survey analysis

Workstream 5
14 Mar, 2020

Oral presentation at the Scottish Mental Health Law Review at the King’s Policy Institute, March, 2020.

McWilliams, A., Ariyo, K., David, A.S., Fleming, S.M., & Owen, G.

We surveyed over 600 professionals who assess capacity in healthcare, social care and legal settings, to learn how they form their assessments and suggest ways to improve these. We presented results to the review panel of the Scottish Mental health Act at an event organised by the King’s Policy Institute.