Mental Capacity Act - other resources

See other organisations that can help with information around the Mental Capacity Act.

Court of Protection

First Avenue House
42-49 High Holborn
London WC1A 9JA

T 0300 456 4600
   020 7664 7755 (Textphone)
www.gov.uk/court-of-protection

The Court of Protection helps people who have difficulty making their own decisions by making the decisions for the person or appointing someone else to do so.

Office of the Public Guardian

PO Box 16185
Birmingham B2 2WH

T 0300 456 0300 (customer services)
[email protected]
www.gov.uk/opg

The Office of the Public Guardian supports and promotes decision-making for those who lack capacity or would like to plan for their future, within the framework of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The Office of the Public Guardian provides a range of useful information online on the gov website, including the Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice.

Solicitors for the Elderly Ltd

Mill Studio Business Centre
Crane Mead, Ware
Hertford SG12 9PY

T 0844 5676 173
[email protected]

Solicitors for the Elderly is an independent, national organisation of lawyers, such as solicitors, barristers and legal executives, who provide specialist legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers.

Last updated: October 2015
Next review due: October 2018

Reviewed by: Jill Manthorpe, Professor of Social Work, King's College, London; Director, Solicitors For the Elderly and Karon Walton, Tollers LLP

This information has also been reviewed by people affected by dementia.

A list of sources is available on request.

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