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Guardians of the Elderly

By Rhys Saunders
December
2018
LawPulse
Page 10
New state laws will help remedy conflicts with record transparency, visitation privileges, and guardianship authority.

Adult Protective Services Program and Registry provisions clarified

August
2018
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
Amendments were adopted to the Adult Protective Services Program (89 Ill. Adm. Code 270 (effective July 1, 2018)) adding references to "self-neglect," clarifying the Adult Protective Services Registry, and establishing administrative procedures for appeals related to inclusion in the registry.

Designated representatives ABLE to manage disability accounts without court approval

August
2018
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
Amendments to the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Account Program (74 Ill. Adm. Code 722 (effective May 23, 2018)) clarify that the parents of an adult with a disability can manage ABLE accounts on behalf of their child without appointment by a court.

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