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Guardianships of Adults

SKU# 9780826126856

Achieving Justice, Autonomy, and Safety

Author: Mary Joy Quinn RN, MA


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"A comprehensive text on guardianship for community health and social service practitioners for their work with adults who have diminished capacities. The author introduces the subject by reporting case examples of people who are affected, and the reasons for focusing on guardianships at this point in time. Useful appendices expand and supplement the text of the book."

Product Details 

  • Publication Date December 22, 2004
  • Page Count 352
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9780826126856
  • EISBN 9780826126832

Table of Contents 

    Forewords, R. Eubanks and J.M. Otto
  1. Introduction to Guardianship

  2. History of Guardianship, E.F. Wood

  3. Criteria for Guardianship

  4. The Guardians

  5. Alternatives to Guardianship

  6. Guardianship Process

  7. Guardian Accountability, S.B. Hurme

  8. Working with Guardianships

  9. Working with the Guardianship Court

  10. Looking Forward

  11. Appendices