Support SB 938 to Ensure Appropriate Treatment for Conservatees with Dementia
SB 938 (Jackson) is a CANHR-sponsored bill to amend Probate Code Section 2356.5. Section 2356.5 permits conservators to seek special powers to authorize the involuntary administration of psychotropic drugs to conservatives with dementia. SB 938 requires greater detail from a conservatee’s treating health care provider to demonstrate that a proposed psychotropic drug prescription is appropriate and the least intrusive treatment alternative before a court can approve the use of psychotropic drugs for a conservatee with dementia. The goal of the bill is to ensure good care for people with dementia who are conserved.
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Please support SB 938 today!