Capacity and the Assisted Decision- Making Capacity Act 2015 – An update December 2020

The issue of capacity arises in numerous areas of law such as wardship, powers of attorney, the loss of capacity arising from accidents/medical negligence and the protection of vulnerable persons. The Assisted Decision-Making Capacity Act 2015 introduces a number of new concepts relating to the issue of capacity, decision making and self-determination. This one hour lectures evaluates the aims and objectives of the Act.

Topics covered:

  • The right to exercise autonomy and self-determination
  • Guiding principles of the Act
  • Decision Making Assistance
  • Co-Decision Maker
  • Wardship
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Decision Support Services

Teaching methods:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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