Capacity and decision making in dementia: a case-based approach for GPs

By Dementia Training Australia

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One of the most challenging aspects of caring for people living with dementia is guiding them and their family and carers through issues brought on by diminishing capacity. This interactive webinar will offer a clear approach for GPs and other health practitioners when faced with questions regarding capacity of their patients.

Human Rights, Ethics and Supporting Autonomy


Resource Type:
Video recording

Learning Outcomes

After watching, staff should be able to:
  • Explain the differences between decision-making ability, capacity and competency in relation to people living with dementia.
  • Apply a structured approach when assessing whether a person living with dementia has capacity for specific tasks.
  • Clarify the duty of care in relation to confidentiality for your patients living with dementia.