The Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015: what it is and why it matters.


BACKGROUND Ireland's Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015 was signed by President Higgins in December 2015 and scheduled for commencement in 2016. AIMS To explore the content and implications of the 2015 Act. METHODS Review of the 2015 Act and related literature. RESULTS The 2015 Act places the "will and preferences" of persons with impaired… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11845-016-1443-5


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