• Capacity and how it is to be construed and assessed.
  • The Guiding Principles that will apply in relation to any intervention in respect of a person whose capacity is in question or who lacks decision-making capacity.
  • The new legal framework for Advanced Healthcare Directives and very brief update on Enduring Powers of Attorney.
  • Very brief overview of the different supported decision-making mechanisms set out in the Act.
  • The main functions of the Director of the Decision Support Service.