Adults may need different levels of personal decision-making support. So the adult can remain as independent as possible, different options are available to suit their needs:
- supported decision-making – an adult with capacity can choose a trusted person to assist them with accessing information and communicating their decisions
- specific decision-making – a decision for an adult who has lost the capacity to make health care and residential facility placement decisions
- co-decision-making – sharing decision-making with an adult who requires some assistance because of a loss of capacity but can make decisions with support
- co-decision-making review – the court order needs to be reviewed if it is required by the court, or if a change needs to be made to the order
- adult guardianship – decisions are made on behalf of an adult who does not have capacity
- adult guardianship review – the court order needs to be reviewed if it is required by the court, or if a change needs to be made to the order
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