This week at Wise Law Blog, we are exploring Powers of Attorney for Care, and end-of-life care decisions, generally. Join us as Simran Bakshi, Student-at-Law, considers a the questions and concerns around appointing an Attorney for Care and completing an Ontario Power of Attorney for Care document.
- A list of all decisions regarding health care, safety, and shelter made on behalf of the incapable person, including the nature of each decision and the reason for it and the date;
- A copy of medical reports or other documents, if any, relating to each decision’
- The names of any persons consulted, including the incapable person, in respect of each decision and the date;
- A description of the incapable person’s wishes, it any, relevant to each decision, that he or she expressed when capable and the manner in which they were expressed;
- A description of the incapable person’s current wishes, if ascertainable, and if they are relevant to the decision;
- For each decision taken, the Attorney for Care’s opinion on what is in the incapable person’s best interests (as per the factors listed in s.66(4)(c) of the Substitute Decisions Act)
- A copy of any court orders relating to the Attorney for Care’s authority of the incapable person’s care