Solaris Cancer Care helps promote and provides a venue for the WA Health Department’s Enduring Guardianship Workshops to empower you to prepare ahead.
An Enduring Power of Guardianship is a legal document that authorises a person of your choice to make important personal, lifestyle and treatment decisions on your behalf if you become incapable of making such decisions yourself. This person is known as an enduring guardian.
You may authorize your enduring guardian to make decisions about:
Note: an enduring guardian cannot be authorised to make property or financial decisions on your behalf.
To make an Enduring Power of Guardianship you and your appointed Enduring Guardian must both:
You can appoint more than one enduring guardian as joint enduring guardians, but they must act jointly, which means they have to be able to reach agreement on any decisions they make on your behalf. If you plan to appoint more than one enduring guardian, it’s important to be sure of their ability to work together on your behalf.