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Assessing someone in their best interests means



A. Not discriminating against them because of their age,beliefs, appearance or condition
B. Not assuming that they lack capacity but making every effort to assess their needs involving others in the assessment e.g. carers
C. Making sure harm is minimised and that decisions made would prevent further harm
D. Waiting until they do have capacity and helping them communicate their decisions
E. All of the above

This question is part of Mental Capacity Act 2005
Asked by Marllo, Last updated: Sep 11, 2020

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Answered Mar 21, 2018

All of the above

This term is not defined in the act but attempts to ensure that the broadest areas are considered
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