Once again following a full discussion she and her daughter agree to treatment and both sign a consent form for two more extractions. All subsequent visits are conducted in the same manner until treatment is complete. Top of pageThe consent of anotherIn this Case Scenario the daughter has also signed the consent form. Is the daughter's consent to the treatment adequate? If, as a result of mental incapacity Puma Creepers For Men
and why she is there. She and her daughter are given another full explanation of the proposed treatment. Once again she appears to understand and following radiographic examination agrees to two extractions that day. The patient signs the usual consent form and the dentist also asks the daughter to sign the form. The teeth are removed under local anaesthesia without any problems. At the second appointment once again the patient appears confused and uncertain why she is at a dental surgery.
out 50 dentists thought someone else could sign a consent form on behalf of the patient. 4 Some Social Services Departments have issued 'Guidelines on Service Users and Consent to Treatment'. The document clearly explains to its staff that they cannot give consent on behalf of the patient. They are advised to contact a senior manager if a doctor or dentist persists in asking them Puma Creepers White to provide consent for treatment.
Despite this being such a clear law there is evidence that doctors and dentists believe that someone else can give a valid consent on behalf of an adult patient of unsound mind. In a survey, 14 Puma Fenty Rihanna Red
an adult is unable to give a valid consent can anyone else consent to treatment on their behalf? In a case involving the prophylactic sterilisation of a 19 year old woman who was severely mentally disabled a judge posed himself this very same question. And the answer is No!3 There is no provision for proxy consent for adults within the common law or within the Mental Health Act 1983, unlike its 1959 predecessor, and the Court relinquished its jurisdiction over persons of unsound mind in 1960.