In August and September 2014, Disability Rights Oregon (DRO) conducted a broad survey as another means to gauge what issues are important to people who care about the rights of people with disabilities. Continue Reading 2014 Community Insights Survey results
Disability Rights Oregon works to protect individuals against guardianships where there is abuse or neglect. In addition, DRO can intervene when a respondent or protected person’s civil rights are being violated due to the guardianship. DRO receives pleadings in guardianship and conservatorship, which we review to ensure that the civil rights of the respondent/ protected person are being upheld.
Our latest stories about guardianship:
He wanted to change his guardian and had found someone who was willing to do it. DRO advocated for a court procedure to appoint a new guardian. Continue Reading DRO helps someone get a better guardian
DRO met with the woman, who told us she did not want a legal guardian or ECT treatment. Continue Reading DRO prevents unnecessary guardianship and invasive mental health treatment
Concern about the views of the person with I/DD or the actual quality of care a person is receiving are not mentioned. VOR’s concern appears to be about WHO decides, not whether the decision is good, bad or indifferent. Continue Reading My Response to the VOR Response