● Does the person have a general understanding of what decision they need to make and why they need to make it?
● Do they understand the consequences of making, or not making, the decision, or of deciding one way or another?
● Are they able to understand the information relevant to the decision?
● Can they weigh up the relative importance of the information?
● Can they use and retain the information as part of the decision-making process?
● Can they communicate their decision?