Powers of Attorney
Advance Care Planning Guide
The Advance Care Planning Guide, developed by the Ontario government, deals with
Alzheimer disease, related dementias and the issue of personal care.
General Information for Powers of Attorney and Wills
Part A of a form that you can complete and take to your lawyer to have
Powers of Attorney prepared.
Instructions for Powers of Attorney
Part B of a form that you can complete and take to your lawyer to have
Powers of Attorney prepared.
Duties of Personal Care Attorney
List of duties of the Personal Care (or Health
Duties of Property Attorney
List of duties of the Property (or Financial) Attorney.
- Pickell, Norman - Home Page
Norman Pickell is a lawyer based in Goderich, Ontario, who prepares powers
of attorney for clients and provides legal advice concerning powers of attorney
and guardianship matters.
Pickell, Norman - Powers of Attorney Page
This link takes you directly to the Powers of Attorney and Guardianship
Section of the web site of Norman Pickell, a lawyer based in Goderich, Ontario,
who prepares powers of attorney for clients and provides legal advice concerning
powers of attorney and guardianship matters.
Ontario - Health Care Consent Act
The complete wording of Ontario's Health Care Consent Act, which deals with a
number of health-related issues, including consent to treatment and admission to
Substitute Decisions Act
The complete wording of Ontario's Substitute Decisions Act, which governs
Powers of Attorney for Property, Powers of Attorney for Personal Care and
Guardianship in the Province of Ontario.
Person with Disability -
The Special Needs Planning Group is a resource for parents and other family
members of people with disabilities to help them create a plan which will
provide a decent quality of life for the person with the disability.
Records - Personal Care Attorney
List of the Records to be kept by the Personal
Care (or Health Care) Attorney.
Records - Property Attorney
List of the Accounts and Records to be kept by the
Property (or Financial) Attorney.
Mediation - Hartman
This article entitled "Adult Guardianship Mediation" by Susan
Hartman describes how and when mediation can be used when guardianship is being
proposed for an elderly person.
Aging Parents and
An article entitled "Between Aging Parents and Adult Children"
which shows how mediation can be beneficial.
Consent and Capacity - Ontario
The Consent and Capacity Board of Ontario conducts hearings under the Mental Health Act, the Health Care Consent Act, the Substitute Decisions Act and the Long Term Care Act, and in so doing does such things as determine the capacity of a person to consent to treatment or admission to a care facility, the appointment of a representative to make decisions for an incapable person and reviewing the statutory guardianship for property.
Elderly Parents, Adult
An article entitled "Mediation Can Bring Peace to Elderly Parents,
This article entitled "Guardianship Mediation" by Susan Castner
gives an overview of guardianship and how older adults and their families can
benefit from adult guardianship mediation.
Mediation and Aging
Information from The Center for Social Gerontology - TCSG - on the uses of
mediation with older persons, particularly in situation in which guardianship is