ACL/ABA: Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Webinar Series (November 14, 2012): Webinar #1

ACL/ABA: Legal Issues and Alzheimer’s Webinar Series (November 14, 2012): Part 1: For Legal Professionals:
Working with People with Dementia and Assessing Client Capacity

Speakers: Erica Wood, Esq., Commission on Law and Aging, American Bar Association. Jane Tilly, DrPH
Office of Supportive and Caregiver Services, Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging

Webinar covered:
Identify dementia capable legal services
Understand the essentials of care planning
Learn about counseling clients with dementia
Become knowledgeable about capacity assessment basics
Receive strategies for referrals for further assessment
Become aware of best practices for attorneys

Also: Decision Making: autonomy, capacity, care planning, competency, ethics, financial capacity, informed consent, shared decision-making, care management

Audio is available upon request. Please contact Erin Long at erin.long@acl.hhs.gov.