Making personal decisions for incapable adults

Adult guardianship, co-decision-making and guardianship reviews.

Services and information

Become a guardian so you can make personal decisions for an adult who needs help.

Apply for a guardianship review if you need to make changes to your agreement or if the court sets a review deadline.

Get authority to share decision-making with an adult who needs support making personal, non-financial decisions.

Apply for a co-decision-making review if you need to make changes to the agreement or if the court sets a review deadline.

Use a personal directive to name someone to make personal decisions for you if you’re incapable because of illness or injury.

Make a one-time decision for an adult relative who’s lost the capacity to make a decision about their healthcare or healthcare facility.

If an adult needs help making personal, non-financial decisions, they can authorize someone to provide assistance with this.