Nellie - Child and Young Persons Capacity Assessment (COP3)
Independent Adult Social Work Practice England and Wales
Mental Capacity Assessment in line with the Mental Capacity Act (2005)
When applying for deputyship for a child or teenager to the court of protection, the courts require a mental capacity assessment to be completed by a health and social care professionals. This report is referred to as a COP3.
We support families by providing a comfortable and professional assessment in your own home.
Not only are we experts in assessing mental capacity, but we also have a wealth of experience working with children and their families.
Our Social Workers have hands-on experience working with children and families, from working with children with life-limiting conditions to working with young people in educational settings. We work from a social model of disability to ensure you get the most accurate, evidence-based assessment possible.
We understand the decisions taking place are essential to you and your families well-being and should not be unnecessarily delayed, its why we aim for a 7-day turnaround from the referral.
Historically, Capacity Assessments have fallen to medical professionals to complete. Our experts apply the Mental Capacity Act (2005) to their work daily and have unique, expert knowledge of not only the legislation but also how to ensure a truthful assessment of a child or young person is completed.
We will attend your home or other places your child feels comfortable, at an agreed time and complete a Mental Capacity Report, commonly referred to as a COP3.
All work is fully quoted before work being completed, so you know the exact cost of any assessments.
Court of Protection (COP3)
When applying for deputyship to the court of protection, the courts require a mental capacity assessment to be completed by health and social care professionals. This report is referred to as a COP3.
Our Social Workers are experienced experts in assessing capacity and understand that an efficient service means individuals can be safeguarded, we aim to have a turn around of 1 week from referral to completion.