Transition Workshop 4 - Decision Making for parents of young people with learning disabilities and additional needs

Thursday 27 January 2022
10:00 to 11:30

Free online workshop for parents of children and young people with disabilities from year 8 (aged approximately 13-14) up to age 25.

If you are a parent carer of a young person who may not be able to make decisions about their welfare and finances now or in the future, you will need to consider the best ways to protect them as they move to adulthood.

Philip Warford is a lawyer and specialist in planning for the future of disabled & vulnerable people. He will talk through the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, who can make a Powers of Attorney and how the Court of Protection might help.

This workshop will cover -

Mental Capacity

  • what is mental capacity & who assesses mental capacity?
  • what affects mental capacity?
  • different levels of capacity for different things
  • how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 affects us

Powers of Attorney

  • what is a Power of Attorney?
  • lasting Powers of Attorney explained

Court of Protection

  • what it is and what is does
  • when and how to contact them
  • timescales and their charges

Please email Tansy to book a place

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Cost free