Speech Therapy: Training

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 13th February 2019.

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Photo of Geraint Davies Geraint Davies Labour/Co-operative, Swansea West

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 28 January 2019 to Question 211069 on Speech Therapy: Training, which professionals does he envisage the statutory Code of Practice will detail as those who can become Approved Mental Capacity Professionals.

Photo of Caroline Dinenage Caroline Dinenage Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

Subject to further consultation and development of the Code of Practice the government envisage that the professionals which could take on the role of Approved Mental Capacity Professionals would include Social Workers, Learning Disability Nurses, occupational therapists, psychologists and other suitable health and social care professionals as appropriate.

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