Assessing mental capacity to consent to sexual relations


Posted on September 14th, by jacob in Journal of Dementia Care. No Comments

Clinicians may be asked to assess the mental capacity to consent to sexual relations of an individual with dementia. Dr Sandeep Rao summarises the relevant legal rulings as a guide for clinicians

Vol 23, No 4, Pages 30-31





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