Capacity Assessment Services

Memory and Company


“Capacity assessment is a formal assessment of a person’s mental capacity to make decisions about property and/or personal care under the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992 (SDA). Under the SDA, assessments are made in some situations where, as a last resort, individuals need to have someone else make decisions for them on a long-term basis. If a person is found incapable of making decisions regarding property and/or personal care, a guardian may be appointed or a power of attorney may become effective, depending upon the circumstances.”

Questions and Answers on Capacity Assessment, Capacity Assessment Office c/o The Public Guardian and Trustee, September 2002, Ontario, Canada

Population Served:

Persons with dementia

Service Category:

Capacity assessment services

Service Limitation:

By appointment from outside provider.

100 Renfrew Drive
Markham L3R 9R6
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