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If you have questions or concerns about the Mental Capacity Act and making a decision in someone’s best interests, speak to your team manager or practice manager in the first instance.

The Mental Capacity Act and managing capacity is looked after by the Devon Safeguarding Adults Team. You can contact the team by emailing safeguardingadults@devon.gov.uk

If you are concerned that somebody is being deprived of their liberty you can contact the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Team for information and advice on 01392 381676 or email dols@devon.gov.uk

If you want to refer someone for a social care assessment contact Care Direct on 0845 1551 007 or email csc.caredirect@devon.gov.uk

For professionals working in Torbay, you can contact the Mental Capacity Act Facilitator for Torbay on 01803 219832 or email DoLSTorbay@NHS.net

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