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100 1  Association, British Medical 
245 10 Assessment of Mental Capacity :|bGuidance for Doctors and 
       Lawyers 
250    2nd ed 
264  1 Chichester :|bJohn Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,|c2004 
264  4 |c©2008 
300    1 online resource (254 pages) 
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505 0  Intro -- Assessment of Mental Capacity: Guidance for 
       doctors and lawyers -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- 
       List of cases -- List of statutes -- List of statutory 
       instruments -- Part I Introduction -- 1 The law, practice,
       and this book -- 1.1 What is capacity? -- 1.2 The need to 
       define capacity -- 1.3 Proposals for law reform -- 1.4 How
       to use this book -- 1.5 Scope of this book -- 1.6 Where to
       obtain further advice -- 2 Professional and ethical issues
       -- 2.1 Capacity to instruct a solicitor -- 2.2 
       Confidentiality -- 2.3 Creating the right environment for 
       assessing capacity -- 2.4 Refusal to be assessed -- 2.5 
       People assessed as lacking capacity -- 2.6 Summary of 
       points for doctors -- 2.7 Summary of points for lawyers --
       Part II Legal principles -- 3 What are the legal 
       principles? -- 3.1 Capacity and the role of the courts -- 
       3.2 Capacity and the law of evidence -- 3.3 Practical 
       suggestions for solicitors instructing doctors -- 3.4 
       Practical suggestions for doctors receiving instructions 
       from solicitors -- 3.5 Witnessing documents -- Part III 
       Legal tests of capacity -- 4 Capacity to deal with 
       financial affairs -- 4.1 Powers of attorney -- 4.2 
       Capacity to manage property and affairs -- 4.3 Capacity to
       claim and receive social security benefits -- 4.4 
       Protection from financial abuse -- 5 Capacity to make a 
       will -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Testamentary capacity -- 
       5.3 Supervening incapacity -- 5.4 The need for medical 
       evidence - the "golden rule" -- 5.5 Checklist -- 5.6 
       Capacity to revoke a will -- 5.7 Statutory wills -- 6 
       Capacity to make a gift -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 The 
       test of capacity -- 6.3 Checklist -- 6.4 Gifts made by 
       attorneys -- 6.5 Gifts made on behalf of Court of 
       Protection patients -- 6.6 Risk of financial abuse -- 7 
       Capacity to litigate -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 The test 
       of capacity -- 7.3 Applying the test 
505 8  7.4 The representative in legal proceedings -- 7.5 
       Implications of incapacity -- 8 Capacity to enter into a 
       contract -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 General rules -- 8.3 
       Voidable contracts -- 8.4 Necessaries -- 8.5 Proposals for
       law reform -- 8.6 Court of Protection patients -- 8.7 
       Checklist -- 9 Capacity to vote -- 9.1 Entitlement to vote
       -- 9.2 Legal incapacity to vote -- 9.3 Eligibility for 
       registration -- 9.4 At the polling station -- 9.5 Postal 
       and proxy voting -- 9.6 Conclusion -- 10 Capacity and 
       personal relationships -- 10.1 Right to form relationships
       -- 10.2 Family relationships -- 10.3 Sexual relationships 
       -- 10.4 Capacity to consent to marriage -- 10.5 Capacity 
       to separate or divorce -- 10.6 Conclusion -- 11 Capacity 
       to consent: the criminal law and sexual offences -- 11.1 
       Proposed changes to the law -- 11.2 Giving evidence in 
       court -- 11.3 Conclusion -- 12 Capacity to consent to and 
       refuse medical treatment -- 12.1 Medical procedures -- 
       12.2 The need for patient consent -- 12.3 Capacity to 
       consent to medical procedures -- 12.4 Treatment of adults 
       lacking capacity to consent -- 12.5 Capacity to make 
       anticipatory decisions -- 12.6 Confidentiality -- 12.7 
       Access to records -- 13 Capacity to consent to research 
       and innovative treatment -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 
       Research governance -- 13.3 Capacity to consent to 
       research -- 13.4 Research involving incompetent adults -- 
       13.5 Innovative treatment -- 13.6 Proposals for law reform
       -- Part IV Practical aspects of the assessment of capacity
       -- 14 Practical guidelines for doctors -- 14.1 
       Introduction -- 14.2 Defining capacity -- 14.3 The 
       doctor's role -- 14.4 A systematic approach to assessing 
       capacity -- 14.5 The mental state in relation to capacity 
       -- 14.6 Personality disorders -- 14.7 The duty to enhance 
       mental capacity -- 14.8 Retrospective assessment -- 14.9 
       General guidance 
505 8  15 Practical guidelines for lawyers -- 15.1 Introduction -
       - 15.2 Who should assess the person? -- 15.3 Psychiatric 
       diagnoses -- 15.4 Medical assessment of mental conditions 
       -- Appendices -- Appendix A Case studies -- Appendix B The
       Official Solicitor -- Appendix C Practice Note (Official 
       Solicitor: Declaratory Proceedings: Medical and welfare 
       decisions for adults who Lack Capacity) -- Appendix D 
       Practice Note (Official Solicitor: Appointment in Family 
       Proceedings) -- Appendix E Medical certificate for the 
       Official Solicitor with guidance notes -- Appendix F 
       Medical certificate for the Court of Protection with notes
       for guidance -- Appendix G Sample letter: Test of capacity
       -- Useful addresses -- Further reading -- Index 
520    This guide on assessment of people with some sort of 
       mental impairment is a broad ranging report produced 
       jointly by the British Medical Association and the Law 
       Society. It is an authoritative statement on an important 
       area. Its wide ranging coverage makes it essential reading
       for these groups. The second edition has been revised 
       throughout to bring it right up to date with present 
       requirements 
588    Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other
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590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
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650  0 Capacity and disability -- Great Britain.;Mental health 
       laws -- Great Britain 
655  4 Electronic books 
700 1  Wales, Law Society of England and 
700 1  Staff, British Medical Association 
700 1  Society, The Law 
700 1  The Law Society, 
700 1  The Law Society, 
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