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Can a ALF file and make my mother a ward of the state without notifying the family. and why would they want to do that anyway? They know I want to bring her home with me But are fighting me? first they said Doctors release oking it now its go to court?

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I should also add that once the court is involved, if they determined at a conservator is necessary, they may also order an evaluation to determine if you would be able to take your mother home, out of a facility, if that is what you wish to do. Even if you are appointed conservator of person, you will not be allowed to act beyond the scope of what the court determines needs to be her care.
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IF this has gone to court already to determine if the court will assign a public guardian for your mom (and I don't know why they would have done does this unless they had CAUSE to think it was needed and convinced the DOCTOR 2 also think so), YOU and other siblings or family members directly related to your mom should be notified by the court that there is going to be a hearing. YOU will need to get an attorney and have him file papers on your behalf that YOU are objecting to a public guardian and that you are petitioning to be her guardian (usuallt called a CONSERVATOR in California). There are many requirements, especially if your mom owns assets and you want to be the conservator of finances, which would allow you to handle her business and money. It's like having a financial POA except that you have to report an accounting to the court on a scheduled basis. Same with conservator of person allowing the medical decisions to be made. lt's like having a health POA except that you also report to the court. Genarally, conservatorship are only granted in cases where the patient is "impaired" in some medical, physical or mental way where they cannot make decisions for themselves and at least two doctors have certified as to this fact.
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Other common caregiving acronyms you may encounter:

SNF = Skilled Nursing Facility
NH = Nursing Home
AD = Alzheimer's Disease
LBD = Lewy Body Dementia
POA = Power of Attorney (DPOA = Durable Power of Attorney)
COPD = Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
PCA = Personal Care Attendant
HHA = Home Health Aide

When I encounter a mysterious term for the first time, I Google it. Or you can simply ask, as you did here. We don't mean to make it hard for newbies. It is just that after a while, the caregiving acronyms become everyday language for us.
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Jin, ALF is 'assisted living facility'.
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Sorry, but I have NO clue what ALF is or means. Please use everyday language here in comments and questions. All the bureauspeak takes a long time to make sense of.
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The ALF cannot make anyone a ward of the state. Only a court can do that. The ALF can initiate the proceedings, I would think.

Indeed, why would they want to do this? Is your mother up-to-date in her payments to the ALF? Does she have any assets or income? Has someone been handling her affairs for her? How about her medical affairs -- who is handling that? Who is in touch with her doctor? Have you been visiting regularly? Are there any reasons that you might not be able to provide long-term care for her?

What reason have they given when you've asked?
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