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Wed 29 Mar

Getting ready for Advance Healthcare Directives under the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

5.30 - 7.00pm


Getting ready for Advance Healthcare Directives under the Assisted Decision-Making (Capacity) Act 2015

Wednesday 29th March 2023 5:30-7pm


This webinar is aimed all healthcare workers, in particular clinicians, and will give an overview of Advance Healthcare Directives, with focus on some practical, legal, mental health service and personal considerations along with information about the Decision Support Service Codes of Practice relating to Advance Healthcare Directives.


The objectives of the webinar are to:

  • Stimulate discussion about the legal and practical considerations for Advance Healthcare Directives
  • Provide guidance on Advance Healthcare Directives to services and practitioners
  • Support staff development and learning on Advance Healthcare Directives.


The event will be chaired by Dr. Siobhán Ni Bhriain, HSE National Clinical Director Integrated Care.

Speakers and Panel includes:

Prof. Mary Donnelly, School of Law UCC and Co-Chair of the HSE ADM Steering Group

Prof. Shaun O’Keeffe, Consultant Geriatrician, University Hospital Galway and Co-Chair of the HSE ADM Steering Group

Áine Flynn, Director of the Decision Support Service

Prof. Brendan Kelly, Professor of Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin

Joanne Condon, Acting National Manager, National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities.


To register for the event: Please follow the link:


We are seeking questions in advance of the event. Please submit any questions you have on the webinar registration page.


This webinar will be recorded and will be available to view on our website after the event.