Assisted Decision Making draft Codes of Practice

The  consultation process on a number of the draft codes of practice on the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 was launched last week by the Decision Support Service, the oversight body for the Act.

You can find information on the Codes consultation at

The following codes are included in the consultation process:

  • Code of Practice on Supporting Decision- Making and Assessing Capacity
  • Code of Practice for Health and Social Care Professionals
  • Code of Practice on Advance Healthcare Directives for Healthcare Professionals
  • Code of Practice for Designated Healthcare Representatives


The closing date for any feedback to the Decision Support Service is the 7th January 2022.  Information on how to submit feedback is available on the Decision Support Service website

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