Deciding to petition for guardianship is a life-changing decision, both for you and for the person needing help because guardianship can seriously limit a person’s individual rights and freedoms.
There are other ways to provide support to your loved one besides guardianship. These are called alternatives to guardianship and they allow a person to hold on to some or all of his or her rights.
It’s very important to get the facts before making a decision about whether guardianship is right for the person you care about. That’s what this online course and reference guide is all about. We’re going to walk you through the process of searching for and selecting the best and least restrictive alternatives to guardianship for the adults you care about.