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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Information Type: publications Language: Spanish

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June 1, 2010

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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.


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June 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.


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June 1, 2010

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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.


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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.


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June 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: 10
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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.


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June 1, 2010

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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.


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March 1, 2009

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This information sheet summarizes information about child abuse and the children exposed to family violence. It presents: how abuse, neglect and exposure to violence affect children, type of abuse, clues that a child or young person may be in an abusive environment and where to get help.


Views: 46
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March 1, 2009

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This information sheet summarizes information about family violence and Alberta's Protection Against Family Violence Act.


Views: 23
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March 1, 2009

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This information sheet summarizes information about men abused by women. It presents: abuse as a pattern of controlling behaviour in intimate relationship, abuse tactics, and the ten things men can do if they are being abused and where to get help.