september, 2019

26sepAll DaySurrogate Decision-Making: Who Decides When a Patient Can’t?Programs for Professionals Event Organized By: Certified Elder Law Attorney Kathryn Casey, JD, CELA

Event Details

This in-service is for staff only.

Presenter: Kathryn Casey, JD, CELA

This session will discuss the types of decision-makers authorized by Illinois law to make decisions on behalf of a disabled adult including agents under Powers of Attorney, trustees, guardians, and health care surrogates. Before you can successfully work with these decision-makers you need to (1) understand whether the decision-maker is legally entitled to make the decision at issue, and (2) know the extent of a decision-maker’s authority and what ethical standards he or she should apply when making decisions. This presentation will discuss these issues, and more, along with questions commonly asked of elder law attorneys.

Time

All Day (Thursday) CST

Location

Shirley Ryan Ability Lab

355 E Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois

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