Making Financial Decisions: Guidance for Assessing, Supporting and Empowering.
This guidance focuses primarily on how to assess an individual’s capacity in relation to financial decision-making and makes practical suggestions about supporting an individual to make specific financial decisions. Most issues taken to the Court of Protection are financial ones. There is an impression that decision specific capacity assessment in relation to financial decision-making is not well understood or practiced. Therefore there is a need, in particular, for better understanding of capacity assessment for financial decision making, through a practitioner guide.