The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 aims to help people (aged 16 and over) who lack capacity to act or make some or all decisions for themselves. It allows carers and others to have authority to do so on their behalf.
The documents below provide more details about what this means and how it works.
It's Your Decision
Easy Read guide to the Act - how it can help you when you are unable to decide things for yourself
Making an application for Financial Guardianship
Information sheet providing more details about Financial Guardianship