FSGA Legislative Committee’s Position Statement on SB232:
Click here to read the FSGA Legislative Committee’s Position Statement on SB 232.
Recommendations of the FSGA Ad Hoc Licensing Committee:
The FSGA Ad Hoc Licensing Study Committee met on Sunday, July 26th at the FSGA Annual Conference. The committee is chaired by Jetta L. Getty, NCG and its committee members are comprised of: Nationally Certified Guardians, Offices of Public Guardian, Attorneys, Professional Guardians, Clerk of Court Representatives, Fiduciaries and Paralegals. We strongly support enhanced educational requirements for guardians, development of standards of practice, a disciplinary process, and monitoring tools to ensure adherence to statutory requirements. Please click here to read the committee’s recommendations.
Beginning July 1, 2015, House Bill 5 amends Chapter 744 and provides additional protections for the alleged incapacitated persons. It also provides greater codification of existing standards of conduct and changes to due dates on Annual Care Plans. Click here to review the Summary.
Who are we?
Established in 1986, The Florida State Guardianship Association (FSGA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization. FSGA is the premier statewide organization promoting and supporting excellence in the practice of guardianship and is the voice advocating for the incapacitated and their guardians.
The Florida State Guardianship Association is dedicated to the protection of the dignity and rights of incapacitated persons and to increasing the professionalism of guardianship through education, networking and legislative action.
The FSGA is approximately 500 members strong, made up of guardians, attorneys, care providers, fiduciaries, social workers, nurses, court personnel and many other disciplines, and many others make up this dynamic not for profit member organization. We have a statewide presence through our thirteen chapters and our members meet regularly for education, training, networking and development in their own communities. To become a member click here.
Find a Guardian, Attorney, Care Manager, or Other Professional by searching our electronic database of members.