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OLGT 2018-90: Cross Program: Clarification of Assisting Person Roles and Overview of Applicable Releases and Forms

Date: 
12/17/2018
Author: 
DTA

An assisting person is an individual or organization designated by the client to help with DTA requirements, A client may be helped by anyone s/he chooses, including a family member, friend, neighbor or an agency staff member. The functions that an assisting person may help with are dependent upon the role authorized by the client.
 
The Assisting Person page was expanded to outline new procedures for client’s residing in group homes operated by the Department of Developmental Services, clarify when proof of identity is required, review when a guardianship decree or power of attorney paperwork is required and to highlight certain updates to the Image-10 and Image-10A.

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