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Adults with incapacity: forms and guidance

Collection of forms and guidance relating to adults with incapacity.


Set up or renew financial or welfare powers

Use these forms and guidance to set up or renew a guardianship or intervention order, to make decisions on behalf of an adult with incapacity.

These should be used in situations where there is no existing power of attorney.

This includes forms AWI to AWI 10.

End financial or welfare powers

Use these forms and guidance to end a guardianship or intervention order.

This includes forms AWI 11 to AWI 13.

Managing affairs for someone else

The following guidance provides advice for those authorised under an intervention order or guardianship order to make decisions on behalf of an adult with incapacity.

Forms and guidance for medical and healthcare professionals

Providing treatment

The below section 47 certificate of incapacity must be completed by a doctor or other authorised healthcare professional in order to provide non-emergency treatment to an adult who lacks capacity to give or refuse consent.

Dispensing with notification

The below certificate to dispense with notification should be completed in circumstances where it would pose a serious risk to the health of an adult to notify them that their capacity is to be examined and/or that their affairs are to be managed.

Codes of practice

These codes of practice provide guidance on various aspects of adults with incapacity.

Further information

Policy documents

Contact

Email: awireform.queries@gov.scot