Capacity vs. Competency, May 19, 2015

(2015) Capacity vs. Competency, May 19, 2015. Aging, Department of (Elder Affairs, Department of)

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Abstract

Explanation of difference between "capacity" and "competency". It is essential to determine whether an individual's consent is valid.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: competency, capacity, incompetency, guardianship, conservatorship, ombudsman, nursing home, elderly, old,
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare > Hospice care
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Social issues and programs > Aging
ID Code: 22811
Deposited By: Pat Wyatt
Deposited On: 17 Oct 2016 19:15
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 19:15
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22811