Adults with Impaired Decision Making Capacity Procedure

Name/Title

Adults with Impaired Decision Making Capacity Procedure (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-89-1858

Current from

02/07/2018

Coverage

WACHS

Policy Type

Procedure

Summary

The purpose of this procedure is to ensure a consistent approach throughout the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) for managing decisions making where an adult (a person over 18 years) has impaired decision making capacity. It prescribes the steps to be taken where an adult has impaired decision making capacity in cases where an application to the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT) is required to protect the best interests of the person.

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