Please join us on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. CT, for the second of a two-part series in our Iowa PASRR Technical Assistance webinars where we’ll take a deep dive into issues surrounding Powers of Attorney, and court ordered Legal Guardians and Conservators, how they are impacted by the cognitive capacity and health status of the individuals we serve, and many questions that arise as we try to understand the differences, similarities, and implementation issues involved with each. PASRR frequently identifies a need for individuals to undergo an assessment and/or decision-making process about the need for designation of Substitute Decision Makers and we’ll explore the issues and address some of the many questions that our attendees may have. We’ll be joined by Jennifer Donovan of the Iowa Office of the Public Guardian, who will share her knowledge with us and facilitate better understanding of some of the many issues that frequently arise.
Part 2 on July 26th will also feature Jennifer Donovan, and will address questions that arise in Part 1, offer another quick basic overview of materials shared in Part 1, and then go deeper into issues pertaining to Powers of Attorney, Guardianships and Conservatorships, offering tools and resources that will be very useful to hospitals, nursing facilities, and other providers who may have occasion to help individuals and older Iowans who need to make designations of Powers of Attorney, designating end of life instructions and documents, and/or may be in need of court appointed guardians and/or conservators.
We hope it will further empower you to help individuals in Iowa enhance their quality of life! The webinar will be moderated by MAXIMUS Program Manager, Brad Goodin, and Lila Starr, PASRR Program Manager for Iowa DHS.