Patients experience many shades of grey on their journey across the capacity spectrum. How can you be sure who to take direction from when working
Patients experience many shades of grey on their journey across the capacity spectrum. How can you be sure who to take direction from when working with a patient with diminished capacity? What are the levels of capacity on the spectrum? Who has the legal authority to make a financial or medical decision for a patient? When are you required, and not required, rely on an agent under Power of Attorney as a decision-maker for your patient? Presented By Kathryn Casey, JD, CELA, Certified Elder Law Attorney & Partner Dutton Casey & Mesoloras, PC.
Presented in conjunction with Elderwerks, and sponsored by Central Nursing Home, Balmoral Nursing Home, Winston Manor, and Paul House & Health Care Center.
Katie is one of only a few Certified Elder Law Attorneys in Illinois. She has practiced exclusively in elder law since 2004. Her practice includes probate and trust administration, estate planning, special needs planning, long term care planning, Medicaid applications, and nursing home issues.