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  • Understanding The Mental Capacity Act

    Understanding The Mental Capacity Act

    A free online event to help people with learning disabilities, autism and their families and friends understand the Mental Capacity Act is set to have two sessions on 6th and 20th June. It will explain clearly how rights are protected when important decisions are made, and what has to happen if, in the future, you are unable to make decisions for yourself.

  • Further Reactions to the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

    Following Disability Sheffield joining over one hundred organisations in signing an open letter to Ministers criticising the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, more disabled people’s organisations are reacting to the Human Rights outrage.

  • Human Rights Outrage of Mental Capacity Amendment Bill

    Disability Sheffield has joined with over one hundred social care sector organisations by signing an open letter to Ministers criticising the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill.The letter puts on public record serious concerns about the content, progress and passage of the Bill saying the reforms pose a real threat to the human rights of people requiring the greatest support in life.

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