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Capacity - what you need to know

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Prof Kate Diesfeld 2017 Dr Mark Fisher 2017
Professor Kate Diesfeld
Auckland University of Technology
Auckland
Dr Mark Fisher
Counties Manukau Health
South Auckland

Authors: Professor Kate Diesfeld, Dr Mark Fisher
Published: 12 September 2017
Pages: 21

Introduction

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Content outline

  • Definition of capacity
  • Protection of Personal Property Rights Act (PPPRA) 1988 and Common Law Definitions
  • Capacity and the “rationality” of the decision
  • The spectrum of capacity
  • Level of capacity required for the specific decision
  • Mental illness and capacity
  • How capacity features in the PPPRA
  • Evaluating client’s understanding regarding legal elements of capacity
  • Understanding testamentary capacity
  • When to be concerned
  • How do medical and legal capacity assessments differ?
  • Assessment of capacity
  • Documentation
  • Expectations of lawyers
  • Referral for a capacity assessment
  • Process of requesting a capacity assessment from a medical practitioner
  • Techniques lawyers can use to enhance client capacity
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