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Working with Guardians: Your Role, Their Role

Working with Guardians : Your Role, Their Role

This training addresses the powers and responsibilities of a guardian within the state of Massachusetts. The focus is on understanding both the role and the limitations of the guardian and how all parties can effectively work together to advocate for a person under guardianship.

Target Audience

Who should attend? This training is designed for professionals in the Healthcare field, Nursing Home staff and Nursing Home Administrators, Ombudsmen, and others who work closely with guardians.

Benefits of Training

This training will dive into the roles and limitations of a guardian, as well as the role of the court.

Topics Covered

  • Roles of a Guardian
  • Limitations of a Guardian
  • Authority
  • Roles of the Court
  • Advocacy
  • Petitions
  • Medical Certificates
  • Rogers Monitor


CEUs are available for this course and are included in the cost of registration.

Agencies can host a training at their facility for their staff for an affordable hosting fee, which includes CEUs for each participating staff member.

Click here to host if you would like to provide training at your location.


The information contained in the training tutorial is presented as general educational information to help guardians in their new or existing responsibilities but is not and should not be considered legal advice. To resolve specific issues or problems, a guardian should seek advice from an attorney.

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