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Courts Issue Updated COVID-19 Related Orders Regarding Court Operations and Phased Re-opening

By Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Comments Off on Courts Issue Updated COVID-19 Related Orders Regarding Court Operations and Phased Re-opening

Courts Will Continue to Conduct most Business Virtually until at least September. By: Wynn Gerhard, JD The Massachusetts Courts continue to monitor the evolving risks from COVID-19, and have recently updated new Standing Orders and updates on Court procedures. Outlined below is the status of these Orders as of June 24, 2020, for the Supreme…

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Policy Report: Nursing Home Policy Reforms Signaled by the COVID-19 Crisis

By Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute / Tuesday, May 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Policy Report: Nursing Home Policy Reforms Signaled by the COVID-19 Crisis

The Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute members have compiled a report titled “Nursing Home Policy Reforms Signaled by the COVID-19 Crisis”. The report offers four cost-effective proposals for improving the care of nursing home residents, especially those who are cognitively impaired and unable to communicate their own needs.

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Introducing our Education & Training affiliate: The Guardianship Academy

By Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute / Tuesday, May 21, 2019 / Comments Off on Introducing our Education & Training affiliate: The Guardianship Academy

We are excited to introduce our Education & Training affiliate, The Guardianship Academy! The Guardianship Academy provides education, training and support to guardians, volunteers, family and those in need of advance directives. We have programs on the basics of guardianship; how to be a guardian; how to be a health care proxy and; the importance…

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