Assisted Decision making (Capacity) Bill 2013

For those out there who have family members with an intellectual disability you may be interested in this free seminar on the new Assisted decision making bill 2013.  If this bill comes into effect there will be many changes which will effect the administration of services in this area such as:

· The Ward of Court system will end;

· The Lunacy Regulations Act 1871 will be updated;

Please see below for details of seminars in Dublin, Cork and Galway

If you wish to attend, please send the name and phone number of all those attending.

Email: admin@inclusionireland.ie

Phone: 01-8559891-2013-people-intellectual

Seminars on Assisted Decision-making (Capacity) Bill 2013 for people with an intellectual disability and their families – Dublin, Cork and Galway February 2014

Dublin: 11am – 1pm, Thursday 6th February 2014

European Union House, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2

Cork: 11am-1pm, Thursday 13th February 2014

Cork City Partnership, Heron House, Blackpool Retail Park, Blackpool, Cork

Galway: 11am – 1pm, Thursday 20th February 2014

NUI Galway, University Road, Galway (room to be confirmed)

In July 2013 the Assisted Decision Making Bill was introduced.

If this Bill becomes the law it will make many changes on how people will be supported to make decisions:

· The Ward of Court system will end;

· The Lunacy Regulations Act 1871 will be updated;

Inclusion Ireland, Leap and the Centre for Disability Law and Policy at NUI Galway are holding three information seminars.

They will take place in Dublin, Galway and Cork.

The seminars are free.

At these seminars we will discuss the Assisted Decision-making Bill.

People with an intellectual disability and their families can attend.

If you wish to attend, please send the name and phone number of all those attending.

Email: admin@inclusionireland.ie

Phone: 01-8559891-2013-people-intellectual

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