5 doctors weighed in:

How do I become a health care provider for my grandparents?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Power of Attorney

If you mean the power of attorney, poa, you will need your grandparents permission.
If they are incapacitated mentally such as dementia, they will need a to perform a competency exam and have an attorney submit it to the court for approval. Some states want 2 doctors to agree and some only one.

In brief: Power of Attorney

If you mean the power of attorney, poa, you will need your grandparents permission.
If they are incapacitated mentally such as dementia, they will need a to perform a competency exam and have an attorney submit it to the court for approval. Some states want 2 doctors to agree and some only one.
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Dr. Stephen DAmico
Thank
Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Proxy

Do you mean health cae "proxy" ? Generally the patient is the one to designate the proxy- or the person that will make health decisions for a person if they are unable to make it themselves.
If they are incapable of designating a proxy, then if you are next of kin you can then become the health care proxy of record by law, .

In brief: Proxy

Do you mean health cae "proxy" ? Generally the patient is the one to designate the proxy- or the person that will make health decisions for a person if they are unable to make it themselves.
If they are incapable of designating a proxy, then if you are next of kin you can then become the health care proxy of record by law, .
Dr. Theresa Redling
Dr. Theresa Redling
Thank
Read more answers from doctors