Mental Capacity Assessor


  • Diploma of Higher Education in Social Work

Brief synopsis:

Lyndsay is an experienced Mental Capacity and DoLs (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) Assessor. She possesses knowledge and skills in assessing and managing the needs of young people and adults with varying cognitive functioning impairments, such as learning disabilities, Autism, Dementia and other mental disorders.

Lynsey is an experienced Social Worker, registered with Social Work England (SWE). She has 16 years post qualifying experience and she has over 10 years experience as an Advanced Practitioner. She is a registered Practice Educator (Stage2), ASYE assessor and Best Interest Assessor. She is the lead advisor for MCA 2005 and Community DoLS.

Lynsey is an experienced mental capacity assessor with a passion for improving the lives of vulnerable individuals. Lynsey has a deep understanding of the complexities of mental capacity and the challenges faced by individuals living with cognitive impairments.

She takes a sympathetic attitude, constantly making an effort to involve the people she works with in the decision-making process and to understand their views and wishes.

Lynsey has in-depth understanding of the legal frameworks surrounding capacity assessments, including the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. She works hard to provide comprehensive and accurate assessments in line with the relevant legislation.

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