Too often full guardianship is the default option for people who need assistance with decision-making, which is very restrictive. There are alternative approaches to guardianship that are flexible and can adapt to the changing needs an individual may experience.
This fact sheet shares some alternative approaches to guardianship, defines guardianship, addresses myths about decision-making supports, and provides links to guardianship and decision-making resources for further information.
Click here for the accessible PDF: Least Restrictive Approaches to Supporting Individuals as Decision Makers
There is also a link to a text-only version (Word docx) on the website listed above.