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When an adult close to you has difficulty making decisions, you might want to consider if a guardian is required as a safeguard.

Guardianship is a legal way to appoint a person (a ‘guardian’) to act in certain personal or financial matters for an adult who has impaired decision-making capacity and needs someone to help them with decisions.

If you would like to talk to someone about guardianship please call 1800 810 979 or alternatively you can view our Adult Guardianship FAQ Fact Sheet.