Having mental capacity means having the ability to make a decision for yourself.
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document which enables you to appoint one or more people to make decisions on your behalf should you be unable, for example you become unwell or have an accident.
An Advance Directive is a decision you can make at any time to refuse a specific type of treatment at some point in the future.
Resisting Coercion in Health and Social Care. The Autonomy Hotline provide low cost legal advice and practical support for patients and parents across the UK who find themselves in a disagreement with a health or social care professional, and need a point of contact for support and advice. https://theautonomyhotline.org/
The PROMIC exemption form was created by PROMIC, who are an organisation set up by The Alliance for Natural Health and the UK Medical Freedom Alliance.
You can download a variety of exemption forms / statutory declaration from www.promic.info, or click the links below to specific exemption categories: Informed Consent (UK) | Children Under 16 | Self-Declared | Health Professional Declared | Statutory Declaration