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Audience: Seniors Publication Type: Fact Sheet Language: Spanish

Views: 43
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January 1, 2017

Description

The Facts on Elder Abuse fact sheet provides information on what Elder Abuse is, who the victims are, who the abusers are, signs of elder abuse, and information and resources if you or someone you know is a victim of elder abuse.


Views: 12
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January 1, 2013

Description

This two-page information sheet provides a general introduction to the topic of elder abuse, including how to identify the signs of elder abuse and what to do and who to call if elder abuse is suspected.


Views: 7
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January 1, 2013

Description

One in a set of posters available in multiple languages to highlight the Family Violence Info Line, which offers advice and referrals to those experiencing elder abuse or who think elder abuse may be happening to someone they know.


Views: 31
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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: 31
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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.


Views: 12
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June 1, 2010

Description

Guardianship is a legal court order which gives an individual (the guardian) the legal authority and responsibility to make or assist in making decisions about (non-financial) personal matters on behalf of another adult.


Views: 9
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June 1, 2010

Description

Options available to support adults who need assistance making personal and/or financial decisions include: supported decision-making, co-decision-making, specific decision-making, guardianship and trusteeship.


Views: 12
Updated

June 1, 2010

Description

When an authorized decision-maker is not doing their job properly, the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act (AGTA) provides protective measures. This brochure explains how to make a complaint about a legal decision-maker, and what happens during an investigation.


Views: 18
Updated

June 1, 2010

Description

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.