This course is designed for health and social care professionals with a background or interest in  the law in relation to the vulnerable adult in Ireland. The course provides an overview of the law on such issues as consent, negligence, restraint, and DNARs as they apply to vulnerable adults in residential care settings.

  • Consent and the ingredients of a valid Consent
  • The importance of Consent in practice
  • The National Consent Policy 2014
  • Capacity: the current legal position
  • Testamentary Capacity
  • Wardship
  • Enduring Powers of Attorney
  • Legal position of the next-of-kin
  • Do not Attempt Resuscitation Orders (DNARs)
  • Recent cases before the superior courts
  • The Assisted Decision Making Capacity Act 2015
  • Advance Care Directives
“Excellent Facilitator. Thorough overview of all issues concerning medical practice… very helpful insight into correct procedure and practice. Very enjoyable, informative and an excellent learning experience.” - Dr. Jennifer Carroll Consultant Physician, Cork University Hospital

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