Various sessions will consider:
- Avoiding common problems in dealing with a person’s property and affairs No 5 Chambers
- Testing capacity in relation to making a Will, conducting a sexual relationship, financial affairs, health and welfare
- Respecting rights – considering the recent Law Commission Report on DOLS and developments in cases which focus on rights to family life and the consideration of religious and cultural needs/beliefs
- Alternatives to contested applications to the CoP: Keeping the family relationship healthy; Could mediation be the way forward?
- Capacity and consent – including Gillick competency in relation to children and young adults where parents are wanting to make decisions
- Children: what can be claimed? Presentation of a case study to look at a schedule of loss for a brain injured child including what can be claimed for, the effect of contributory negligence on post settlement affordability
- Managing the money post settlement – making the award last
- End of Life decisions
More information on the event, including a closer look at the agenda, is available in our Brain Injury Group Court of Protection training event flyer.