3.00 credits

(4,0,0) hrs

15 wks

This course will examine the challenges confronting older adults in British Columbia, by looking at the legal framework within which they operate. Upon completion of this course, a student should be able to identify and analyze various legal issues relating to: assessment of mental capacity, independence, privacy, ethical obligations of caregivers and others, and the preparation of legal documents such as Powers of Attorney and Representation Agreements.

Prerequisites

LAW 101, LAW 110, LAW 210, and LAW 200 or LAW 300

Course Notes

LAW 344 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines