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.