Practical Aspects of Capacity for Health Care Professionals – 2014 Western Australian Seminar

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  • Thursday, November 27, 2014
    8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Who Attended?

This training, held in Perth, November 2014, was relevant for health care professionals who encounter capacity- related issues pertaining to treatment consent, end of life, sexuality, guardianship and financial decision making in their everyday clinical work. This includes general practitioners, psychologists, neurologists, social workers, geriatricians, psychiatrists, registered nurses, clinical nurse educators and clinical nurse consultants, occupational therapists, ACAT workers.

 What we covered?

This day-long session reviewed the general principles of capacity assessment (the “Ten Commandments of Capacity”) the relevant legal tests as defined by the Guardianship & Administration Act 1990 (WA) and provided a guide to assessment and report writing. Practical case examples were used to illustrate the principles and resources including the Western Australian Mini-legal kit Series 1.6 and relevant scientific literature were provided.

Event Speaker – Associate Professor Carmelle Peisah

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For any enquiries please contact Simonetta Sciani Frey on 0411846444.

For all travel: please contact our travel agent sponsor: Jetset Travel Rosebay


707 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia, 6000, Australia

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