Advanced Decision Making
What every family carer should know about planning ahead
Monday 9 March – Friends House (nearest tube Euston)
Monday 23 March – NCVO building (nearest tube Kings Cross).
- Do you worry about what will happen to the person you care for when you are no longer around?
- Has a member of your family received a diagnosis which may result in them losing their ability to make their own decisions in the future?
- Find out how to plan ahead before it’s too late.
FREE event for ALL Family Carers, with lunch and public transport expenses reimbursed
- When should people start planning? Receiving a diagnosis, when families start thinking about the future (Oi Mei – NFCN)
- The Mental Capacity Act – The 5 principles. What is mental capacity? Why is it important? Scenarios from real situations. Making Decisions (Dr Paul Swift – NFCN Associate)
- Legal structures (Alex Rook – Irwin Mitchell Solicitors)
- Wills and trusts
- Lasting power of attorney – finances, welfare
- Advanced directives/living wills – What the MCA says about rules that you must follow when making an advance decision for it to be valid and applicable.
- Circles of Support – How we can ensure that person-centred-planning continues (Peter Crane, Family Carer)
- Practical exercises including developing your own individual action plan and feedback to NHS England about your information needs.
The event runs 10am – 3pm. Spaces are limited, so please book asap.
Complete the following booking form and return to us by email: email@example.com,
or by post: NFCN, Gaddum House, 6 Great Jackson Street, Manchester, M15 4AX
t:07718 134877, www.familycarers.org.uk