Highlights of National Guardianship Summit
- Held virtually over four half-day sessions starting on May 10, 2021 around the theme of Maximizing Autonomy and Ensuring Accountability.
- First national summit held to develop recommendations in ten years.
- National Guardianship Network, a collaboration of fourteen organizations interested in guardianship issues organized the summit.
- Syracuse University Collage of Law hosted the event.
Highlight of Summit Recommendations Twenty-two Recommendations for Improvement and Reform
- Rights-Based Guardianships – Enhancing Rights of Persons Subject to Guardianship: 3 Recommendations
- Supporting Decision-Making: 4 Recommendations
- Limited Guardianship, Protective Arrangement & Diverting Pipelines: 4 Recommendations
- Rethinking Guardianship Monitoring & Addressing Abuse: 4 Recommendations
- Addressing Fiduciary Responsibilities & Tensions: 4 Recommendations
- Guardianship Court Improvement Programs: 3 Recommendations
Summit papers and the recommendations will be published in a symposium edition of the Syracuse Law Review (likely this fall). Current drafts and issues briefs are currently available on the Summit website at: http://law.syr.edu//academics/conferences-symposia/the-fourth-national-guardianship-summit-autonomy-and-accountability.