• 9.00 Registration
  • 9.15 Opening Address by Judge John O’Connor
  • 9.30 An Overview of the ADMCA and where we are currently at - Aine Flynn, Director Decision Support Service
  • 10.15 Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advanced Healthcare Directives - Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Solicitor
  • 10.55 Refreshment Break
  • 11.15 HSE - Preparation for Commencement - Caoimhe Gleeson, HSE
  • 11.55 The Courts - Preparation for Commencement - Peter Mullan, Court Service
  • 12.25 Discussion and Q&A
  • 13.00 Close​
Judge John Oconnor

Judge John O’Connor


Aine Flynn

Áine Flynn, Director, Decision Support Service


Caoimhe Gleeson HSE

Caoimhe Gleeson, HSE National Office for Human Rights and Equality Policy


Peter Mullan The Courts Service

Peter Mullan, The Courts Service


Patricia Rickard Clarke

Patricia Rickard-Clarke


Assisted Decision Making/The Law on Consent and Capacity - 1 day training

Do you work with Vulnerable Adults? Do you understand your legal obligations in relation to Consent and Capacity?

An intensive one day training programme which examines the current law in relation to consent and capacity in Ireland and reviews recent cases before the superior courts. The Assisted Decision-Making Capacity Act 2015 will also be covered with discussions around its implications for practice.

A central theme of the training includes an in-depth discussion of the legal and ethical dilemmas presented by the issue of capacity and its assessment.

Key Learning Points

  • Consent and the ingredients of a valid Consent
  • The importance of Consent in practice
  • The National Consent Policy
  • 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 Healthcare Directives

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