My parents gave my sister and I legal guardship and papers were signed a week ago. My father has dementia and we needed to put him in a nursing home while we took my mother to hospital in the city. My father was refusing to go into the nursing home, eventually we got him there are 2 hours of arguing with him. How do we enforce the guardship if he does this again. Do we call the police or the ambulance people and get him sedated.
My name is XXXXX XXXXX X am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question.
How long ago were the papers signed? Did you father also sign them a week ago?
We have had enduring power of attorney for years and the legal guardian
ship papers were signed a week ago by both parents. The solicitor came to their home and explained everything and answered all their questions and they both signed the papers.
He is currently in a dementia ward at the local nursing home in the country town he is from.
My original question is who do we call ? the police ? or who when or if this happens again?
What can we do if my mother tries to sign herself out of hospital, and then goes to the nursing home and sign my father out ?
No my mother does not suffer from dementia.
Yes, I also asked if my mother can sign herself out of the hospital?
Thank you Leon.
What happens if my sister and I disagree on a situation concerning our father?
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