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Responsibility and Directives

Question:                What is an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPOA)?

Answer:               An Enduring Power of Attorney is a legal document which allows you (the donor) to appoint a person or agency of your choice to make welfare and/or property decisions on your behalf. This person or agency becomes your attorney. There are two types of EPOA - (a)Health & Welfare and (b)Property.

 

Related MDS item  per type of assessment

Contact

Palliative Care 

Home Care

Community Health

Long Term Care Facility

 Not applicable                   

N1

O1

O1

 P1

 Further details see this document: EPOA

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