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Can a tutor or a curator resign?

(August 22, 2016) Agreeing to be an incapable person's legal representative is a major responsibility. However, for different reasons, the tutor or the curator may no longer be able to carry out the role. What happens then? Can he resign and, if so, how? Will the incapable person still be protected?

You'll find an article on this topic on page 5 of Le Relais (PDF).

The right living environment for an incapable person

(August 19, 2016) A large part of an incapable person's happiness is linked to his living environment. The role of the tutor and the curator is, among other things, to see to the protected person's physical and emotional wellbeing. This responsibility also extends to his place of residence. If the person under your protection doesn't live with you, how can you make sure his living environment is adequate?

You'll find the answer on page 4 of the Le Relais newsletter (PDF).

New issue of Le Relais newsletter

(August 16, 2016) The new issue of Le Relais is now available online. This issue covers the following topics:

  • Survey on the awareness and use of the protection mandate
  • How to choose the right living environment for an incapable person
  • What happens when a tutor or a curator resigns?
  • Reassessing the incapacity to ensure the protective supervision is suited to the person’s needs
  • Identifying and reporting cases of mistreatment

Feel free to consult previous issues of the newsletter on our website. Enjoy!

Le Relais, Vol. 3, No. 1, August 2016 Document PDF. (610 KB)