Austin Regional Clinic provides information for patients and their families who are in need of specific services as their life circumstances change. Patients who have cognitive and physical disabilities may need additional community services or help from other family members to manage their health, their finances, and other daily activities. Below you will find resources that can help you make the necessary decisions at such times of change in your life.
Advanced Directives: Medical consent forms and medical power of attorney forms from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.
A Texas Guide to Adult Guardianship: Examines the responsibilities, tasks, and limits of a guardian and suggests alternatives to guardianship. It covers general aspects of guardianship and provides information specific to Texas. The guide addresses only adult guardianship and does not cover guardianship of minors.
Assisted Living: Services, costs and a review of the pros and cons that can help decision-making.