21. Page 1, line 10
: delete lines 10 and 11 and substitute “directives, findings 3
of incapacity related to powers of attorney for health care, and determinations that 4
a person is incapacitated for admission to a hospice.”.
A determination that a person is incapacitated may be made only by 8
2 physicians or by one physician and one licensed psychologist, as defined in s. 455.01
9(4) advanced practice clinician, as defined in s. 155.01 (1g)
, who personally examine 10
the person and sign a statement specifying that the person is incapacitated. Mere 11
old age, eccentricity or physical disabilities, singly or together, are insufficient to 12
determine that a person is incapacitated. Whoever determines that the person is 13
incapacitated may not be a relative, as defined in s. 242.01 (11), of the person or have
knowledge that he or she is entitled to or has claim on any portion of the person's 2
estate. A copy of the statement shall be included in the records of the incapacitated 3
person in the hospice to which he or she is admitted.”.