Use of Cognitive Screening Tools In Assessing Capacity of Your Clients
By Sylvia Thompson, Geriatric Care Manager, Liv Home
- Review of the interplay between mental functioning and testamentary capacity.
- Explore the benefits and limits of cognitive screening tools for determining testamentary capacity and susceptibility to undue influence.
- Exploring the use of the Mini-Mental State Exam-what it is and how to use it in assessing capacity.
Please join us for a lively discussion on this month’s Case Study – 1 CE credit is available!
Sylvia earned her dual Bachelor of Arts degree at Marymount Manhattan College . Currently Sylvia is a certified Care Consultant and certified Life Care Manager where she provides care management and advocacy for seniors and adults who are challenged by disability. In addition to being vice president of the South Bay Estate Planning Council, Sylvia services on the Professional Advisory Council at Torrance Memorial Medical Center, UCEDD Consumer Advisory Committee and many other volunteer advisory positons.
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