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How do you show that you can remember?

You need to be able recall a decision in your own words at the time it needs to be remembered.

For how long do you need to remember?

That depends on the type of decision to be made:

Example: To decide about whether to have an operation/treatment

You would need to be able to remember until as close to the operation/treatment is being performed

Example: To take your blood

You would need to remember just for the period of time that the blood is taken

Example: To decide about moving into a care home

You would need to be able to remember as close to moving into the care home as possible

Example: To sign a tenancy agreement

You would need to remember for the period of time that the tenancy is in place