Capacity vs. Competency, May 30, 2013

(2013) Capacity vs. Competency, May 30, 2013. Aging, Department of (Elder Affairs, Department of)

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Abstract

Capacity and competence are terms often used interchangeably. Iowa law and specifically in the context of one's right to make decisions, the difference is very important. Explanation regarding the differences.

Item Type: Other
Keywords: capacity, competency, nursing home, facility, ombudsman, long-term care, guardianship, old, elderly, aging, power of attorney, conservatorship
Subjects: Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Nursing homes and assisted living facilities
Social issues and programs > Aging
ID Code: 22833
Deposited By: Pat Wyatt
Deposited On: 17 Oct 2016 19:01
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 19:01
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22833