Who Needs a Guardian or Conservator?
Families are often challenged with how much support their child may need after becoming an adult. It will depend on the person’s ability to make reasonable decisions about health, safety, and personal needs.
Those who may need a guardian or conservator include many different types of people such as:
- a person with a developmental disability
- a person who is mentally ill
- a person who has experienced a stroke or a head injury which may have resulted in a mental disability
- a person who has a disease such as Alzheimer’s which affects decision making ability
Want to learn more? Please see the GUARDIAN WORKSHOP March 2016 for more information.