OPGT Resources for capacity assessors

Resources for professionals who have met the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) requirements to do capacity assessments.

Training and workshops

The 3-day capacity assessment course is mandatory to be a designated capacity assessor. Designated capacity assessors are able to complete decision-making capacity assessments under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act.

The course is presented by the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee (OPGT) and takes place virtually on Microsoft Teams.

This training is only available to:

  • registered social workers
  • registered occupational therapists
  • registered nurses
  • registered psychiatric nurses

Details on how to register can be found at: Decision-making Capacity Assessment Training.

Applications can be emailed to [email protected].

Get on the OPGT list

For capacity assessors who want their contact information to be listed on this website.

If you’re a designated capacity assessor (not a physician or psychologist)

Fill out this form:

Capacity Assessor Roster Consent

If you're a physician or psychologist

Fill out this form:

Capacity Assessor Roster Consent Form for Physicians and Psychologists Only


Important information about forms

  • we prefer you complete the forms electronically – use blue ink if you must complete them by hand
  • print the forms and submit a hardcopy original – photocopies aren’t accepted
  • print all forms single-sided – the court won’t accept double-sided forms

PDF form issues

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  1. Save the PDF form to your computer – click or right-click the link and download the form.
  2. Open the PDF form with Adobe Reader. Fill it in and save it.

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