The Regulation of Nursing Homes – An update 2020

In the Republic of Ireland, approximately 30,000 persons live in a long-term residential care setting. There are three broad categories of nursing homes – public, private and voluntary and there are approximately 584 nursing homes in the Republic of Ireland. Consequently, various legal issues arise for the owners and operators of nursing homes such as registration, regulation and inspections. This one our lecture gives an overview of the current law relating to nursing homes in Ireland.

Topics covered:

  • The doctrine of consent
  • Capacity
  • Anticipatory decisions
  • The Assisted Decision Making Capacity Act 2015
  • Definition of an AHD and who can make one
  • What needs to be in an AHD
  • Role of the Courts

Teaching method:  

e-Lecture, PowerPoint;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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