Mr Justice Poole and Dr Lisa Rippon on Capacity Assessments

Join the Kings CoP team with its distinguished panel members, Mr. Justice Poole and Dr Lisa Rippon (Consultant Psychiatrist) discussing topical issues surrounding capacity under the MCA 2005.

In particular, discussed issues include:

• The perspective of a Judge of the Court of Protection in relation to assessments,

• The perspective of an independent expert in ensuring compliance of the MCA 2005,

• The tension between paternalism v. personal autonomy and how that is relevant to capacity assessments

• Practice and procedure when raising issues about capacity adopting a timeline of the ‘average’ application.

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