Chapter 1. Introduction: Anatomy of the Mental Capacity Act and Its Terms

  1. Bridgit Dimond

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697665.ch1

Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity

Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity

How to Cite

Dimond, B. (2008) Introduction: Anatomy of the Mental Capacity Act and Its Terms, in Legal Aspects of Mental Capacity, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697665.ch1

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133593

Online ISBN: 9780470697665

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Keywords:

  • anatomy;
  • mental capacity act;
  • organisations;
  • human rights;
  • department for constitutional affairs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Mental health and mental capacity

  • Coming into force of the MCA

  • Sources of help

  • Terms used

  • Organisations involved in the care and support of adults who lack mental capacity

  • References