ASSESSMENT OF A PERSON'S DECISION-MAKING ABILITY...NOT THE DECISION THEY MAKE

Assessing capacity involves examining the mental processes a person goes through in order to arrive at a decision: it is not an assessment of the decision made.   A person cannot be assessed as lacking capacity simply because they make a decision that is considered unwise or imprudent.

 

 

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