The purpose of every capacity assessment is to take away ambiguity and replace it with unquestionable clarity, which is why only the most solid assessments and reports will do. Halcyon Doctors stand out in providing this solidity.
Two-thirds of all Halcyon Doctors are Consultant Psychiatrists and these specialists are ideally placed to assess mental capacity and produce a watertight medical or court report.
Each service comprises the appointment and additional time including, but not limited to, reading background information, liaising with the solicitor and/or family members and producing a full report.
Capacity assessment: BAND I
e.g. Capacity to setup an LPA; Capacity to revoke an LPA; uncomplicated Deputyship / CoP3 applications
Capacity assessment: BAND II
e.g. Testamentary Capacity, Capacity to manage financial affairs, Capacity to decide where to reside
Capacity assessment: BAND III
e.g. Covers more complex BAND I or II assessments
Capacity assessment: BAND IV
e.g. Capacity to Litigate, Capacity to Work, Capacity relating to revocation of Deputyship
Min charge of 1 hour i.e. up to 30 min. each way
*For more complex or multi-part assessments, or assessments not covered above, please contact us.
**Charged at an hourly rate of £100 and to be confirmed at appointment scheduling.
***Prices are exclusive of VAT.
A retrospective capacity assessment is conducted when a past decision is legally challenged in the present on the grounds of supposed lack of capacity at the time that decision was taken. An example of this is Contentious Probate, where the validity of someone’s Will is contested at the point of execution.
Call Halcyon Doctors on: 0203 7000 163,
or email us at: [email protected]
Halcyon Doctors are without exception accomplished specialists in psychiatry, geriatrics or neurology. You will be seen by the most appropriate doctor considering your unique symptoms, situation and wishes.
Halcyon Doctors recognise that cognitive impairment is unsettling for both you and your family. We strive to bring a sense of calm and expert reassurance by being approachable and sympathetic, as well as thorough and solution-oriented.
We believe excellent medical expertise and high-quality service go hand in hand, which is why Halcyon Doctors aim to schedule appointments within days, at a time and place of your choosing, arranging any follow-ups without delay.
We pride ourselves on integrity and transparency, providing a clear pricing structure, and refusing financial incentives from pharmaceutical companies or payments for referrals. Halcyon Doctors’ medical approach is wholly independent.