Deputyship and Court of Protection workshop for rare parent carers

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Wednesday 3 July 2024

Tags: Mental Capacity Act, parental responsibility, deputyship, court of protection, workshop, mental capacity, Irwin mitchell

Our friends at law firm Irwin Mitchell will be running a free online workshop for parent carers of children with rare conditions all about Deputyship and the Court of Protection.

Please note: this workshop is aimed at parent carers in England.

Join the workshop on Thursday 18 July, 7-9pm, to learn more about:

  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005 and at what age this starts to apply.
  • How best-interests decision-making works for somebody who lacks capacity.
  • The role of the Court of Protection.
  • What welfare deputyships are and who can be a deputy.
  • What kind of circumstances makes a welfare deputyship necessary.
  • Practical steps to seeking deputyship.
  • The role and responsibility of a deputy.
  • Is deputyship really requiredm and how do you maintain a voice in decision making?

Book your free place at this workshop on Eventbrite.

The workshop will be facilitated by David York, Chartered Legal Executive from Irwin Mitchell LLP. David is a Chartered Legal Executive in the Public Law & Human Rights team, specialising in Court of Protection and community care cases and represents vulnerable adults and their families in cases where disputes occur either in relation to mental capacity or best interests.

Read more on our website about mental capacity and parental responsibility and rare conditions.