Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation
Our Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation is a recognised quality standard for practitioners who offer advice on health and welfare matters under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
It helps clients to confidently choose a practitioner with mental capacity expertise and experience of working closely with vulnerable individuals and their families.
The accreditation has been approved by the Court of Protection.
To apply for the Mental Capacity (Welfare) Accreditation, you must be a:
- fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
How to apply
To apply for accreditation, you’ll need to:
- pass a training course
- submit a detailed application
- attend an assessment
The application process takes around six to eight weeks. It can take longer if we receive high volumes of applications or if you do not give us all the information we need.
Membership lasts for three years.
The cost of the accreditation is made up of an application fee and a membership fee.
We’ll send you an invoice when we receive your application.
|Application||Application fee||Membership fee||Total (including VAT)|
|Other fees||Cost||Total (including VAT)|
|Appeal against decision to refuse accreditation||£258||£309.60|
Promoting your accreditation
We have a range of materials such as logos, certificates and window stickers for you to use.
This list is updated monthly.
Call: 020 7320 5797
Opening hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday