Decision-making and mental capacity (NG108)

 In Mental Health, NICE guidelines

This NICE guideline was published in October 2018 and aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.

It makes recommendations on:

  • Supporting decision-making
  • Advance care planning
  • Assessing mental capacity to make specific decisions at a particular time
  • Best interests decision-making

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