Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry

Nidus is a non-profit, charitable organization incorporated in 1995 by community organizations and citizens involved in a grass roots law reform of adult guardianship - creating the Representation Agreement Act and health care consent legislation. Nidus was established as a resource for informing and assisting the public with Representation Agreements and other personal planning tools.

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This fact sheet provides an overview of Enduring Power of Attorney as a tool for financial and legal planning. It provides examples. It answers basic questions such as capability requirements, when to make it and why, ...
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This Nidus fact sheet is an introduction to the Representation Agreement which is governed by the Representation Agreement Act. It describes two types of Agreements - RA7 and RA9 and answers common questions.
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At this page, you will find links to information and forms for Representation Agreements - RA9 and RA7. Select according to the heading/photo that fits your situation. We recommend you read the information section ...
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Use this personal planning tool to provide guidance to your personal supporters in the event they need to act as your representative or attorney if you become incapable due to illness, injury or disability. Produced by ...
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This Nidus fact sheet describes an RA7 under the Representation Agreement Act section 7. The RA7 has a different definition of capability than other legal documents (contract, types of power of attorney, Will, RA9). For ...
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This fact sheet is about your rights as an adult (age 19 or older) to give or refuse consent to health care. How is health care defined? What is required for informed consent? How incapability to consent determined? ...
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This site provides information about types of planning, and legal documents such as: representation agreements, enduring powers of attorney, and advance directives. It also provides education on: health care consent, ...
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This fact sheet explains how decisions are made in BC if an adult is incapable of informed consent to health care. Albert has problems during surgery. He has no Representation Agreement. A health care provider must ...
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Definition of routine management of financial affairs from the Representation Agreement Regulation - what can and cannot do under that authority in section 7 of the Representation Agreement Act.
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Amendments to British Columbia’s Power of Attorney Act, affecting Enduring Powers of Attorney, come into effect on September 1, 2011. This fact sheet highlights some of the key changes and how they may or may not affect ...
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