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Topics: Families and Children Organizations: Seniors and Community Supports (2004-2011) Audience: Caregivers

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December 1, 2010

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The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA) offers options to support adult Albertans who need assistance making personal and/or financial decisions. When an authorized decision-maker is not doing their job properly, AGTA provides protective measures including complaints and investigations.


Views: 466
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December 1, 2010

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If an adult doesn't have the capacity to make decisions, a health care provider can choose one of the adult’s relatives to make a one-time, time-sensitive decision. Specific decision-making can be about health care, and/or temporary admission to or discharge from a residential care facility.


Views: 1616
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December 1, 2010

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A personal directive is a legal document you write in case you cannot make your own personal decisions in the future. This brochure describes how to write a personal directive and instruct someone you trust to make decisions for you.


Views: 275
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December 1, 2010

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Capacity is assessed to provide the Court with information to help determine whether or not a co-decision maker, guardian, or trustee should be appointed for an adult. Learn about how this works, who is authorized to conduct capacity assessments, and how to find a qualified capacity assessor.


Views: 12
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June 1, 2010

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Capacity is assessed to provide the Court with information to help determine whether or not a co-decision maker, guardian, or trustee should be appointed for an adult. Learn about how this works, who is authorized to conduct capacity assessments, and how to find a qualified capacity assessor.


Views: 32
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June 1, 2010

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Supported decision-making gives someone authority to access your personal information and help you make and communicate your decisions. This is for adults who have the capacity to make their own personal decisions but would like to have someone they trust help them in the decision-making process....


Views: 24
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June 1, 2010

Description

Supported decision-making gives someone authority to access your personal information and help you make and communicate your decisions. This is for adults who have the capacity to make their own personal decisions but would like to have someone they trust help them in the decision-making process....


Views: 114
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June 1, 2010

Description

A personal directive is a legal document you write in case you cannot make your own personal decisions in the future. This brochure describes how to write a personal directive and instruct someone you trust to make decisions for you.


Views: 7
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June 1, 2010

Description

A personal directive is a legal document you write in case you cannot make your own personal decisions in the future. This brochure describes how to write a personal directive and instruct someone you trust to make decisions for you.


Views: 3
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June 1, 2010

Description

If an adult’s ability to make personal decisions is impaired but they can make decisions with good support, co-decision-making may be an option. The adult who needs support doesn’t lose authority to make their own decisions. They share that authority with their co-decision-maker.