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Independent Assessments

MCA Professional provides independent assessments to public authorities, private clients and the courts. 


Eleanor can be instructed for the following:

Decision Specific Capacity Assessments

  • Support

  • Residence

  • Welfare (contact, internet use/ social media, marriage, sexual relations etc)

  • Litigation

  • Finances (Property and Affairs)

  • Testamentary Capacity

  • CoP3​

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Assessments

Needs Assessments (Care Act 2014)

Expert Reports for the Court of Protection

Training Events

MCA Professional offers bespoke training on:

  • MCA 2005

  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

  • DoL in the Community (CoP DoL)

Eleanor has a proven background in delivering insightful and legally literate material to a wide professional audience. 

Training packages can be individually tailored to suit the needs and facilitate the learning outcomes, as required by the client group.

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Eleanor is experienced in providing direct supervision and quality assurance for MCA, Best Interests and DoLS Assessments. She can also provide guidance on safeguarding best practice.


Additionally, Eleanor has implemented MCA policy reviews and service development within the Local Authority and the private sector.

MCA Professional offers consultation on the following areas:

  • Reflective supervision on assessing mental capacity and best interest decision-making

  • Planning and chairing Best Interest Meetings

  • Making safeguarding personal and managing concerns in alignment with the MCA 2005

  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and DoL in the community (guidance on legal processes)

  • MCA (2005) policy and paperwork review​

Please get in touch to discuss any other requirements.

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