Resources for capacity assessors

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

Contact person

Melanie Blackwell
Capacity Assessment Policy Analyst
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
Phone: 780-638-3252
Email: Melanie.Blackwell@gov.ab.ca

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

Training

Capacity assessment for psychologists

The OPGT is offering a 2-day course that covers how to complete capacity assessments under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act and the Personal Directives Act.

June 28 - 29, 2018
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Regional Education Seminar Room (# RL 607)
Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre
3942 50A Avenue
Red Deer, Alberta

The course is only open to registered psychologists. It’s designed to enhance their ability to do capacity assessments.

Register for training

This course is free to take. To take it, contact:

Melanie Blackwell
Capacity Assessment Policy Analyst
Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee
Email: melanie.blackwell@gov.ab.ca

Get listed by the OPGT

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

If you’re a designated capacity assessor, but not a physician or psychologist

Fill out this form:

Capacity Assessor Roster Consent (PDF, 188 KB)

If you're a physician or psychologist

Fill out this form:

Capacity Assessor Roster Consent Form for Physicians and Psychologists Only (PDF, 30 KB)

Co-decision-making capacity assessment form

Form 3: Capacity Assessment Report - Co-decision-making (PDF, 260 KB)

Adult guardianship and trusteeship capacity assessment form

Form 4: Capacity Assessment Report - Guardianship or Trusteeship or Both (PDF, 264  KB)

Personal directive-related forms

Incapacity

Schedule 2: Declaration of Incapacity to Make Decisions About a Personal Matter (Section 9(2)(a)) (PDF, 40 KB)

Schedule 3: Declaration of Incapacity to Make Decisions About a Personal Matter (Section 9(2)(b)) (PDF, 42 KB)

Regained capacity

Schedule 4: Determination of Regained Capacity (Section 10.1(1)) (PDF, 33 KB)

Schedule 5: Determination of Regained Capacity (Section 10.1(2)) (PDF, 33 KB)

Schedule 6: Determination of Regained Capacity (Section 10.1(5)) (PDF 31 KB)

Specific decision-making capacity assessment forms

Form 6: Specific Decision-Making (PDF 30 KB)

Form 10: Capacity Assessment Report – Health Care or Temporary Admission to or Discharge from a Residential Facility (PDF, 883 KB)

Publications

Capacity Assessment: Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

Guide for Capacity Assessors: Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act

Guide to Capacity Assessment Under the Personal Directives Act 

Capacity Assessments Under AGTA and PDA

Publications order form (PDF, 77 KB)

Contact

Find an OPGT office near you