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? The retirement home? The doctors? Or your family? Should they control your body? Do you trust your family more? If so make a Vic Medical POA. See a Sample of a Victoria Medical POA here.
Our client’s wife was trapped in high-end aged care. 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 Victorian Medical POA. He got the Medical EPA. He took it to the aged care facility and he got his wife out.
Our client’s wife was in a Victorian hospital. The doctors were ‘behaving like Gods, not doctors’. Our client presented the Vic Medical POA. And he moved her to another hospital. There was nothing the doctors could do.
The Victorian Medical POA allows you to appoint loved ones. If you lose mental capacity then they decide your:
But only if you can’t make decisions yourself.
An enduring guardian makes decisions about:
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