Mental Capacity Act 2005: post-legislative scrutiny - Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Contents


APPENDIX 12: GLOSSARY OF ACRONYMS


ABI      Acquired Brain Injury

ADASS    Association of Directors of Adult Social Services

ADRTs    Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment

BASW    British Association of Social Workers

BIA      Best Interest Assessor

BIHR      British Institute of Human Rights

CCG      Clinical Commissioning Group

CIPOLD  Confidential Inquiry into premature deaths of people with
learning disabilities

CQC      Care Quality Commission

DoLS      Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

ECHR    European Convention on Human Rights

EWCA    England and Wales Court of Appeal

GMC      General Medical Council

GP      General Practitioner

HoL      House of Lords

IMCA      Independent Mental Capacity Advocate

KPI      Key Performance Indicator

LGO      Local Government Ombudsman

LLP      Limited Liability Partnership

LPA      Lasting Power of Attorney

MCA      Mental Capacity Act 2005

MDAC    Mental Disability Advocacy Center

MHA  Mental Health Act 1983 (amended by Mental Health Act
2007)

NHS      National Health Service

OPG      Office of the Public Guardian

P      Person under the Mental Capacity Act 2005

PCT      Primary Care Trust

PHSO      Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

RC Nursing    The Royal College of Nursing

RPR      Relevant Person's Representative

SCIE      Social Care Institute for Excellence

UNCRPD  United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Disabilities


 
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