Legal and Financial Matters
We have often seen patients and families suffer significant emotional, medical, and financial consequences from failing to put legal powers in place. We therefore provide some basic information and definitions to help you in seeking and making the most of legal consultation.
KeywordsLegal Power Surrogate Decision Maker Legal Affair Incapacitate Patient Adult Protective Service
- 1.Legal plans: assisting the person with dementia in planning for the future. http://www.alz.org/national/documents/brochure_legalplans.pdf. Accessed 17 April 2011.