Under tutorship but vulnerable nonetheless

  • March 30, 2023
Elderly lady tenderly embraced by a relative standing behind her

In Québec, there are more than 9,000 incapable adults under private tutorship. The Curateur public oversees the management of their assets by someone close.

The Québec Ombudsman investigated into the effectiveness of the supervision the Curateur public must exercise regarding private tutors mandated to see to the interests of protected adults. Today it is releasing its report titled Under tutorship but vulnerable nonetheless - Protect the assets of incapable adults under private protective supervision regimes. In it, it indicates that when there is financial abuse or mismanagement by certain tutors, the Curateur public:

Cover of the report Under tutorship but vulnerable nonetheless"We made 17 recommendations to the Curateur public to right the situation. We expect to see the required corrective measures put in place without delay," said Québec Ombudsman Marc-André Dowd.

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