One of the challenging areas in clinical practice today is wanting to honor patient wishes but not being clear on the competency or capacity level a patient with dementia or behavioral health issues. In this episode we explore different challenging situations that ask: a) What is the best assessment of capacity? b) What level of risk should be supported? c) How might health care professionals approach these situations at a deeper human level? Our guests, who are national experts in this area and will offer insight and practical consideration and approaches to the questions listed above and more.
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