Are you fully aware of your legal responsibilities when caring for Vulnerable Adults?
This one day intensive training programme examines the key legal issues that arise when providing care for vulnerable adults including accountability, proper recording, capacity, consent, restraint, DNR’s, wardship applications and Powers of Attorney, among others.
A central theme of the training includes in-depth discussion of the legal and ethical dilemmas presented by the issue of capacity and its assessment in the delivery of care and treatment to the vulnerable adult.
Key Learning Points:
Importance of good record keeping
Consent and the National Consent Policy
Capacity: the current legal position
The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act, 2015
Recent cases before the superior courts
Wards of Court
Enduring Powers of Attorney
Who should attend:
All medical, health and social care professionals who work with Vulnerable Adults or have an interest in this area.
“The area of care of the older person is often complicated, this course helps to focus practice in line with current law”
Julia Horgan, Director of Nursing, St Luke's Home
Please book the next event date or contact us today to plan your training at a date convenient for you and your organisation.