What is a Representation Agreement and Why is it Important (family workshop) | February 12, 2020

This workshop is for families who have a relative with autism or a developmental disability who would like to find out more about the Representation Agreement. 

 

What is a Representation Agreement and Why is it Important?
Once a child with a developmental disability becomes as adult at age 19, parents no longer have the legal authority to make decisions on their behalf. A Representation Agreement is a legal document for personal planning in British Columbia. It is a way to authorize your personal supporters to help you manage your affairs or make decisions on your behalf if you need assistance due to illness, injury or disability. This 2-hour workshop will introduce families to what the Representation Agreement is, where to find helpful resources on-line and how to help your adult relative complete an agreement. After the presentation there will be a light refreshments so families can network and discuss issues about transitioning to adulthood.

 

Presented by Si Stainton, Family Services Manager, Delta Community Living Society


If you would like more information on this workshop contact Si Stainton, Family Services Manager at sstainton@dcls.ca 

 

Cost: $5.00 (families); $20.00 (professionals). Payment can be made when you register online, credit card by telephone or by cheque. Professionals must pay by telephone, 604.946.9508 ext. 0. 

 

Closing date for Registration: Monday, February 10, 2020

Price:
Guest (Cost : $ 5.00)
Space: 13
Location: 4917 Delta Street,, Ladner (Map)
Date: February 12, 2020, 6:00-8:30pm

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