Designation of Health Care Surrogate
If you become unable to make decisions for yourself due to dementia or other mental illnesses, you are considered incapacitated. A Florida Designation of Health Care Surrogate designates a certain individual to make healthcare decisions on your behalf should you become incapacitated. Your Health Care Surrogate will be able to consent to medical and surgical treatments on your behalf, as well as making decisions relating to your hospitalization, treatment in a nursing home, and home health care. The Eidson Law Firm can help you prepare a Designation of Health Care Surrogate that is right for you.