Capacity To Make A Will
This session will examine the essential ingredient of capacity to make a will valid and lasting powers of attorney. Lecturer Safda Mahmood will provide viewers with an overview of the requirements for a valid will and will examine what capacity is, and how it is assessed.
Consideration will also be given to the five statutory principles contained within the Mental Health Act 2005 and the issues that can arise when the client experiences delusions or lucid periods.
In addition, this session will discuss the appropriate safeguards which can be put in place to ensure capacity is properly addressed.
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