Title: Legal Issues when someone has Dementia. Who can speak for a person with Dementia?
Description: Participants attending this presentation will be able to define for patients/clients and their care-givers, various legal issues and strategies when a person receives a diagnosis of dementia. In order to effectively support patients/clients and care-givers upon diagnosis and throughout the progression of the disease, professionals will be able to educate patients/clients and caregivers about various powers of attorney, the determination of legal capacity to execute a power of attorney (or make other legal decisions,) conservatorships, guardianships, and the process for entering into a guardianship.
Author: James Koewler, Attorney at Law
Continuing education clock hour 1.0; Ohio Social Workers & Counselors, Nurses may use ce hours from other licensure boards