Personal Support Networks in Practice and Theory: Assessing the Implications for Supported Decision-Making Law

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Personal Support Networks in Practice and Theory: Assessing the Implications for Supported Decision-Making Law2018-02-28T18:25:55+00:00

The LCO commissioned this paper to provide background research for its Legal Capacity, Decision‐Making and Guardianship project. The views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect the views of the LCO.

 

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
I. Introduction
II. Methodology
III. The Language of Personal Support Networks
IV. History and Context: Three Themes in Personal Support Networks
V. How are Personal Support Networks Functioning in Practice?
VI. Laws and Standards Applicable to Personal Support Networks
VII. Are Personal Support Networks Providing Supported Decision-Making?
VIII. Possible Implications for Law
IX. Overview and Discussion of the Legal Options
X. Conclusion
Appendix
Endnotes