Mental Capacity

To explore how capacity affects the rights of service users and the responsibilities of caseworkers in the field of community care law.

The course covers:

• Decision-making in the event of incapacity  
• Financial Decisions
• Welfare Decisions
• The “best interests” framework
• The Court of Protection
• The “Bournewood” reforms
• Common Casework Issues in the Community Care Context
• Professional and Practice Issues   

Duration: one day