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Choice, capacity, care, and the law 

Choice, capacity, care, and the law
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Choice, capacity, care, and the law
Author(s):

Victor Pace

, Adrian Treloar

, Sharon Scott

, and Max Watson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199237807.003.0070
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date: 11 July 2020

Self-determination in dementia 309

The legal framework in the UK 313

Restraint 323

For each individual there is a desire to promote choice, involvement, and consent as far as possible, but it is also right that those who lack capacity can access the best and most appropriate care. Good dementia care will engage the individual in decision-making as far as possible, but also enable good decisions to be made and the best clinical care to be provided throughout the their illness to all those who cannot consent....

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