We have prepared a list of key resources to assist professionals and community organizations to educate their clientele and the public about Representation Agreements and other aspects of personal planning.
Health Care Providers
Financial Institutions and Financial Planners
TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FALL 2015
—Thanks for attending
Get up to date! – Learn how to help people plan for end-of-life, incapacity, and after death.
For social workers and other professionals, librarians, seniors peer counsellors and information and referral volunteers, and for staff or volunteers of non-profit organizations, hospice groups, retiree associations, church groups and others.
Nidus training helps you get informed about issues of concern to today’s boomers and seniors.
Find out about the legal planning documents available in BC—there’s much more to it than a Will.
Learn how to explain planning tools and options in plain language to the seniors you support.
“Nidus training was most helpful. It has opened many doors which I plan to step through to take responsibility of my affairs and help others.” —Trainee, March 2015
- We held two sessions in September 2015. Thanks to Courthouse Libraries BC for partnering with us to reach out to community advocates and professionals during Personal Planning Month!
- If you missed it, check back for future dates or subscribe to our newsletter on the right sidebar. You can also email us and we will keep your name and contact information on file – firstname.lastname@example.org
Note – the training is NOT for the community living sector. Unfortunately the culture of that sector requires unique content and we would need funding to prepare for that.
CONTENT COVERED IN SEPT. 2015 SESSIONS
- An overview of BC’s legal planning tools for personal planning — arrangements for while you are alive but incapacitated — and for estate planning — arrangements for after death.
- Explanation of where to register plans so they are available when needed.
- Emphasis on the Representation Agreement, which is the only legal document in BC to appoint someone to act on your behalf for health and personal care matters. It can also cover routine finances.
- We’ll briefly discuss the Supreme Court of Canada decision on physician-assisted death and the BC court case involving Margot Bentley.
- Resources to assist you in helping seniors learn about, make and register plans.