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15. CGA in Primary Care Settings: Mental capacity issues
Assessment of mental capacity should be a routine part of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment. This guide lays out the principles which govern testing mental capacity, advance care decisions and powers of attorney, along with the safeguards.
End of Life Care in Frailty: Law and ethics
This section of the BGS guidance on end of life care in older people covers legal and ethical implications.