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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Explains legal requirements for a valid revocation (cancellation) of an existing Representation Agreement. A Notice of Revocation form is provided with the fact sheet for personal use. A must read - making a new ...
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This detailed guide covers the significant changes to the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) in BC as of Sept 1/11. Get informed about your options before meeting with a legal professional. Find out about new witnessing ...
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Find out how the Representation Agreement is a legal alternative to adult guardianship/committeeship in BC. Learn why guardianship happens to adults and how seniors are vulnerable. Learn the differences between private ...
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This fact sheet is critical for those acting in the role of attorney for a spouse, family member or friend. It explains what authority you have depending on the wording in the Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA). It ...
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This fact sheet answers questions based on BC law about health care consent. Can I refuse health care? What does it mean to be capable of informed consent? Can I request assistance with dying? If I am incapable, how who ...
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This fact sheet provides information on changes to a Representation Agreement that do not affect validity and those what require revocation and making a new one. It also includes information on registering a revocation ...
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This page provides an overview of the types of legal planning adults can do: To have a say over matters affecting your life and death; To ease the burden on others (who need to know and may need legal authority to ...
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Statutory property guardianship is also known as public guardianship. This video discusses planning tools and other tips for avoiding the need for statutory property guardianship.
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This fact sheet is about statutory property guardianship, how it happens and the rights of adults to end it. These rights are outlined in the Adult Guardianship Act. The rights also apply to adults who are under ...
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