Enduring Guardianship St George & Sutherland Community College

Enduring Guardianship

Enduring Guardianship is a legal arrangement allowing individuals to appoint a trusted person to make personal, health, and lifestyle decisions on their behalf should they lose the capacity to do so. This non-accredited, 2-hour course on Enduring Guardianship is designed to provide participants with essential knowledge and practical skills to understand, create, and implement an Enduring Guardianship agreement. Ideal for healthcare professionals, legal advisors, caregivers, and anyone interested in planning for the future, this course will equip participants with the confidence to navigate this important aspect of personal care planning.

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the purpose and significance of Enduring Guardianship.
  • Learn about the legal and ethical considerations involved.
  • Explore the roles and responsibilities of an Enduring Guardian.
  • Gain practical skills for creating and formalising an Enduring Guardianship agreement.
  • Discuss real-life scenarios and case studies.
  • Learn effective communication strategies for discussing Enduring Guardianship with individuals and families.

Course Content:

1. Introduction to Enduring Guardianship:

  • Definition and purpose.
  • Importance of appointing an Enduring Guardian.

2. Legal and Ethical Considerations:

  • Relevant laws and regulations.
  • Ethical principles in guardianship planning.

3. Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Duties of an Enduring Guardian.
  • Decision-making authority in personal, health, and lifestyle matters.

4. Creating an Enduring Guardianship Agreement:

  • Steps to appointing an Enduring Guardian.
  • Legal formalities and documentation.
  • Ensuring clarity and validity.

5. Implementing and Communicating:

  • Sharing the agreement with relevant parties.
  • Updating and reviewing the agreement.
  • Effective communication strategies with families and healthcare providers.

6. Case Studies and Practical Exercises:

  • Analysis of real-life scenarios.
  • Role-playing exercises for practical application.

Target Audience:
 

  • Healthcare professionals.
  • Legal advisors.
  • Caregivers and family members.
  • Anyone interested in future personal care planning.

Benefits of Attending:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of Enduring Guardianship and its importance.
  • Learn how to create and implement a legally binding guardianship agreement.
  • Develop skills for discussing and managing guardianship issues.
  • Access practical tools and resources for future planning.

Participants will leave the course with a clear understanding of Enduring Guardianship, equipped with the knowledge and skills to support individuals in making informed decisions about their future care and lifestyle preferences.

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Enduring Guardianship

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