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 WA Medical POA. See a Sample here.
Our client’s wife was trapped in a high-end aged care facility. She got 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 WA Medical Power of Attorney. 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 WA Medical Power of Attorney. And he moved her to another hospital. There was nothing the doctors could do.
The West Australian 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.
A Western Australian Medical POA is also called:
With an Enduring Power of Guardianship a WA enduring guardian makes decisions about:
For legal advice telephone us. We are a law firm. We can help you answer the questions to build your WA Medical POA. Western Australian Medical POA. Western Australian Medical POA. WA power of guardianship, WA power of guardianship
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