Planning for incapacity by people with bipolar disorder under the Mental Capacity Act 2005
Bartlett, Peter and Mudigonda, Mohan and Chopra, Arun and Morriss, Richard K. and Jones, Steven (2016) Planning for incapacity by people with bipolar disorder under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 38 (3). pp. 263-286. ISSN 1469-9621
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provided a variety of legal mechanisms for people to plan for periods of incapacity for decisions relating to personal care, medical treatment, and financial matters. Little research has however been done to determine the degree to which these are actually implemented, and the approach to such advance planning by service users and professionals.
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