Who looks after you, when you can’t? The government, retirement home or doctors? Should they control your body? Do you trust your family more? If so make an Australian Medical Power of Attorney.
Who looks after you, when you can’t? The government, retirement home or doctors? Should they control your body? Do you trust your family more? If so make a QLD Medical POA. See a Sample here.
Our client’s wife was trapped in a high-end retirement home. She had Alzheimer’s Disease. Our client wanted to get her out. The retirement home said he had no right to touch or move a person. Not even a wife. He rang me in tears. I told him to go home and get the QLD Medical POA. He got it. He took it to the Retirement Home and he got his wife out.
Our client’s wife was in a hospital. The doctors were ‘behaving like Gods, not doctors’. Our client presented the QLD Medical Power of Attorney. And he moved her to another hospital. There was nothing the doctors could do.
The Queensland Enduring Medical Power of Attorney allows you to appoint loved ones. If you lose mental capacity then they decide your:
But only if you can’t make decisions yourself.
A QLD Medical Power of Attorney is also called a:
A QLD enduring guardian makes decisions about:
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