Ombudsman warns of the risk of determining capacity without proper assessment
Social workers are being reminded that capacity assessments made under the Mental Capacity Act must be recorded properly, after an investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) found a man had been forced to live in a care home against his wishes and without sufficient evidence of going through the proper process.
LGO welcomes Health Select Committee Report
The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) is today welcoming the publication of the Health Select Committee’s latest review into health complaints.
Advisory forum minutes
The minutes from the meeting which took place on 21 November 2014 are now available.