Legal issues, families and cancer

Course ID: 2

Suitable for: Macmillan Professionals

Duration: 90 minutes
Format: E-Learning
Level: Foundation
Focusing on core knowledge and skills, and looking at how to apply some of the learning in your workplace.

Living with the impact of cancer
Equip yourself with the vital skills you need to strengthen your relationships with people living with or beyond cancer and help them to self-manage more effectively.

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Gain awareness of the legal and family matters that may arise when a relative is affected by cancer.

Course Units

  • Introduction
  • Drawing up a will
  • Arranging probate
  • Parental responsibility
  • Appointing guardians
  • Residence and contact
  • Summary

Disclaimer The content of course has been developed to be compliant with the legislative framework as it applies in England and Wales. Although Scotland and N.Ireland have similar legislation, the same law does not apply.


We would like to thank Catherine Poli, Andrea Marchant and Pinney Talfourd LLP for giving so generously of their time and resources in the development of this e-programme