Mental Capacity Act (April 2014)

23 April 2014 , 6.30pm

Bromley Court Hotel, Bromley Hill, Bromley, Kent BR1 4JD

The objectives of the masterclass were to:

  • help GPs feel confident in using the Mental Capacity Act to deliver appropriate care to people who lack capacity
  • increase expertise on assessing mental capacity
  • increase knowledge on process of arriving at best interests of non-capacitous indivduals
  • increase understanding of Mental Capacity Act provisions regarding Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
  • increase understanding of the functions of the Court of Protection
  • provide an open forum for case discussions, led by our expert panel from our Older People's Mental Health Services.

Attendance certificates were given.

Our speaker was Dr Oluwatoyin Sorinmade, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry.

Our expert panel were:

  • Dr Oluwatoyin Sorinmade, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry
  • Dr Adrian Treloar, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Clinical Director, Older People's Mental Health Services and Senior Lecturer
  • Dr Owen Box, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry