The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015

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The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015


Level: 1 General CPD hour

This webinar worth 1 General CPD hour will explore:

  • Capacity and how it is to be construed and assessed.
  • The Guiding Principles that will apply in relation to any intervention in respect of a person whose capacity is in question or who lacks decision-making capacity.
  • The new legal framework for Advanced Healthcare Directives and very brief update on Enduring Powers of Attorney.
  • Very brief overview of the different supported decision-making mechanisms set out in the Act.
  • The main functions of the Director of the Decision Support Service.