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by Professor Gill
Livingston and Professor Cornelius
Last updated: June 2015
Please note: This module has now been archived.
It is still available to view, but please be aware when completing
the module that it was last updated in 2015 and some of the
information may be out of date and the guidance may have changed.
The laws covering deprivation of liberty and liberty safeguards are
A CPD certificate is available for the module, but this will be
subject to the approval of your peer group.
This leads to reliance on carers. When dementia is diagnosed,
there are important questions that must be answered, such
as when to tell a patient about their condition
and who should make certain decisions on their
This module looks at the important ethical and
practical issues regarding capacity, conflicts of interest and
empowerment in relation to the diagnosis of dementia.
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