Private Trusts and Succession Planning for the Severely Disabled or Cognitively Impaired in Australia
Bond Law Review, Vol. 19: Iss. 2, Article 1, 2007
21 Pages Posted: 1 Sep 2016
Date Written: November 12, 2007
In Australia, as is true overseas, parents and carers of people with severe disabilities such as cognitive impairments-whether caused by developmental disability, acquired brain injury, chronic mental illness, or conditions such as dementia-frequently want to make plans for a future situation when they are no longer able to care. In an ageing population, demand for such services is rising. Meeting such needs touches on fundamental human rights.
Keywords: Special Disability Trusts, Estate Planning, Disability, Succession, Cognitive Disability, Carers
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