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Assessing Mental Capacity in Older People

Assessing Mental Capacity in Older People

Assessing Mental Capacity in Older People

Chantal Simon and Emma Vardy
Chantal Simon and Emma Vardy
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 04 Sep 2018
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Last updated: 29 Apr 2019

Reference: 192478

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Description

Mental capacity is the ability to take actions affecting daily life. This session provides an overview of the legal and practical implications of assessing mental capacity in primary care.

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
• Explain the Mental Capacity Act and its uses
• Assess a patient's mental capacity to make decisions
• Recognise how to use Lasting Powers of Attorney and Courts of Protection
• Recognise the use and limitations of advanced directives
• Establish the medical criteria for fitness to drive for people who lack mental capacity
Chantal Simon and Emma Vardy

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Chantal Simon and Emma Vardy
on behalf of Health Education England

Chantal Simon -
Dr Chantal Simon lives in Hampshire and works as a GP in Bournemouth.

Her specialist clinical and research interests are elderly care, palliative care and rehabilitation in the community.

She is the founder, author and ongoing editor of the Oxford Handbook of General Practice and edits the Oxford GP Library series.

Emma Vardy -
Dr Emma Vardy is an NIHR clinical lecturer in elderly medicine working in the North West of England.

She has trained as a registrar in elderly medicine and completed a PhD on the subject of Alzheimer’s disease.

Her current role enables her to combine completion of her training in elderly medicine, experience in the diagnosis of dementia (working on the cerebral function unit at Salford Royal hospital) and continuation of her research interest in dementia.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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Certification of mental status is important for Older People by thorough assessment.

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