Creating Mental Capacity Templates

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Creating Mental Capacity Templates

Go to Care Planning.

Select “Mental Capacity Templates”

Select “Add New”

Enter your new decision area.

If this is the first time you are creating a mental capacity template, it could be worth using a template for guidance.

Select Continue.

Detail description is where you explain the decision area.

Impairment Brain is where you explain the reason this particular service user needs the assessment.

Understanding information explains the service user cannot understand the information.

Retaining information explains the service user cannot retain the information.

Assessing information explains the service user cannot assess the information.

Communicate Decision explains if the service user is able to communicate their decision.

Follow up action is any actions you are going to take for this decision area

If you are using a template- alter the note template wording to suit your decision area.

Once completed, select Save Changes. You will now be able to create mental capacities for this area for your service users.