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UPDATED GUIDANCE Coronavirus (COVID-19): looking after people who lack mental capacity

The COVID-19 guidance for health and social care staff who are caring for, or treating, a person who lacks the relevant mental capacity has been updated.

Updates have been made to the main guidance attachment, in particular to the ‘Emergency public health powers’ section. The format of the attachment has also been changed to ensure it’s accessible. Three (3) new attachments have been added to the page: additional guidance, annex A and an easy read.

Click here to read the updated guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): looking after people who lack mental capacity.