The Practicalities of Assessing Mental Capacity - Online via Teams



Tim Farmer is the Clinical Director and co-founder of Comentis who provide a digital assessment tool that identifies and supports those who lack mental capacity or are financially vulnerable.

Tim is a leading expert with over 25 years’ experience in the assessment of mental capacity and is a multi-award-winning author of ‘Grandpa on a Skateboard; the practicalities of assessing mental capacity and unwise decisions’. He was one of the early members of the leadership team for the National Mental Capacity Forum,  a former National Committee Member for CoPPA (Court of Protection Practitioners Association) and was named as Gamechanger of the year 2018 by AQ5 and Expert Witness (Mental Capacity) 2016 by lawyer monthly.

Danielle Roberts is a registered Speech and Language Therapist with over 12 years of experience within the NHS and private consultancy. She specialises in working with adults with acquired neurological disorders, such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia and motor neurone disease.

Please join Tim and Danielle to increase your competence and confidence when assessing mental capacity.  This training session is designed to assist you in identifying when mental capacity is in issue, focusing on the steps you need to take when discussing Wills and LPAs with your clients. It offers the opportunity to critically reflect on your practice and deepen your knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and other relevant case law.


2024 Dates

5th November

Timings:  9:00 – 13:00





The primary aims of the College are to secure proper public recognition of the professional status of the Will Writing practitioners and to raise and maintain the standards of knowledge, understanding and competence within the profession. The College regards these aims as mutually inclusive and recognises the diversity of entrants into the profession, the wide range of vocational needs, and the nature and degree of support that is obtained from the organisation of which one is associated.

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