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Dementia & Alzheimer's: A Paralegal's Guide

  • 05/12/2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Webcast

Register: https://ipe.nbi-sems.com/ProductDetails/Dementia-Alzheimer-s-A-Paralegal-s-Guide/Video-Webinar/92235ER_3687171?st=WA

Program Description

Legal, Medical, and Practical Insights for Better Representation

Alzheimer's and dementia are an epidemic affecting clients and professionals every sphere of the law and industry. This practical guide offers tools to help you address unique needs and challenges clients with dementia face. Recognize early signs and symptoms, adjust your daily practices to accommodate clients with dementia, and get the tools you need to work with families and caregivers. Register today!

  • Recognize signs of dementia and learn how to open the difficult conversation with the client.
  • Learn how competency is evaluated and proven.
  • Understand how to work with POAs and conservators and ensure the rights of the client are protected.

Who Should Attend

This intermediate-level course offers practical guidance on working with clients with dementia. Those who will benefit include:

  • Paralegals
  • Lega Technicians
  • Legal Assistants
  • Legal Support Staff

Course Content

  1. Understanding Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, and Current Treatment
  2. What is "Competency?"
  3. Competency Evaluations and Evidence
  4. Using Durable Powers of Attorney
  5. Understanding Conservatorships
  6. Working With Families and Caregivers
  7. Overcoming Common Challenges

Washington State Paralegal Association
1402 Lake Tapps Parkway SE
Ste. F104/PMB133
Auburn, WA. 98092



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