Contributor: Philip Grano, Principal Legal Officer, Office of the Public Advocate
Guardians and/or administrators make “lifestyle” decisions for people who are unable to make decisions for themselves. They are appointed by VCAT, who acts in the best interests of the person with a disability. The person’s wishes need to be given effect wherever possible.
This section includes the following topics:
- Appointing a guardian or administrator
- Guardians and administrators
- Consent to medical treatment
- Advance care planning
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