Paul Wheeler Lecturer in learning disability nursing, University of Glamorgan, Tizard Centre, University of Kent at Canterbury
Consent to treatment for men and women with a learning disability or who are otherwise mentally incapacitated
Decision making surrounding consent to treatment is a difficult area for nurses. This article discusses the legal aspects of consent to treatment for men and women with learning disabilities and focuses on the Mental Health Act 1983.
Learning Disability Practice. 6, 5, 29-37. doi: 10.7748/ldp2003.06.6.5.29.c1529Correspondence
This article has been subject to double blind peer review