ABA/APA Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults

For Psychologists

diminished-capacity Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Psychologists (PDF, 1.3MB)
This publication is designed to give psychologists and other health care providers important information to help guide their work with older adults.

For Lawyers

diminished-capacity-lawyers Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Lawyers (PDF, 434KB) 
This handbook offers a conceptual framework and practice tips for addressing problems of client capacity, in some cases with help from a clinician.


For Judges

judicial-determination Judicial Determination of Capacity of Older Adults: A Handbook for Judges (PDF, 889KB) 
This handbook overviews capacity determination, examines the role of judges, provides judges with a summary of the kinds of functioning assessed and suggests a 5-step model for assessment.

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