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Capacity Assessment Instrument for People who misuse Substances (CAIPS)

Oct 29, 2018

A tool developed to assist nurses with determining if their clients lack capacity to consent. This 11-item questionnaire consists of statements that nurses can rate on a scale of 1-4, with higher scores indicating higher levels of consent.

CAIPS Questionnaire