Supported decision making


Eggenberger, E., Heimerl, K. & Bennett, M.I. (2013) Communication skills training in dementia care: A systematic review of effectiveness, training content, and didactic methods in different care settings. International Psychogeriatrics, 25(3): 345–358. 

Farmer, T. (2016) Grandpa on a Skateboard: The practicalities of assessing mental capacity and unwise decisions. Gorleston: Rethink Press Ltd. 

Ferguson, A., Duffield, G., & Worrall, L. (2010). Legal decision-making by people with aphasia: Critical incidents for speech pathologists. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 45(2), 244–268. 

Jayes, M (2013) Assessing mental capacity as a speech and language therapist: Guidance and resources to aid practice, In Volkmer, A.  Dealing with Capacity and Other Legal Issues. Guildford: J&R Press. pp 

Jayes, M. & Palmer, R. (2014). Initial evaluation of the Consent Support Tool: A structured procedure to facilitate the inclusion and engagement of people with aphasia in the Informed consent process. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 16(2), 159‒168.  

Jayes, M., Palmer, R. and Enderby, P. (2015) Development of a mental capacity assessment support tool: A user-centred design process: 128. International Journal of Stroke, 10

Mental Capacity Act 2005: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2005/9/pdfs/ukpga_20050009_ en.pdf 

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Code of practice (2007): http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ ukpga/2005/9/pdfs/ukpgacop_20050009_en.pdf 

National Institute for Clinical Excellence (2018) ‘Decision-making and mental capacity’ NICE Guideline [NG108] Accessed July 2019 at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng108 

National Institute for Health Research (2014) Engaging with people who have aphasia: a set of resources for stroke researchers. Accessed July 2019 at: http://www.crn.nihr.ac.uk/blog/news/new-aphasia- resources-for-researchers-conducting-stroke-studies/ 

RCSLT (2018) Position statement: The unique and essential contribution of speech and language therapists to supported decision-making and mental capacity assessment Accessed July 2019 at: https://www.rcslt.org/speech-and-language-therapy/guidance-for-delivering-slt-services/supported-decision-making-and-mental-capacity#section-5