Monthly Archives: September 2013

Principles of Mental Capacity Act 2005

The Act is underpinned by five key principles (Section 1, MCA) Principle 1: A presumption of capacity – every adult has the right to make his or her own decisions and must be assumed to have capacity to do so unless … Continue reading

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End of the Towers Hospital 2

The Towers was opened as a hospital by the Leicester Corporation as the Leicester Borough Lunatic Asylum on 2 Sept 1869 and the very last service user was seen by the psychotherapy service on Friday 5th April 2013. Its name … Continue reading

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