PARTICIPATING IN THE FIGURE OF THE ASSISTANCE
Next 5 of June, there will be a training meeting about the juridical figure if the assistance at the Fundació Privada Santa Teresa d’El Vendrell, that will be given by two professionals of Som – Fundació: Maria Pàmies, social coordinator, and Antonio Manuel Ferrer, responsible of the juridical area. The meeting is part of five formative sessions organised by Associació Encaix, Coordinadora Tutelar Associació Catalana d’Entitats i Dincat Plena Inclusió Catalunya in different catalan municipalities to complete the content of the conference “Jo Decideixo” (“I decide”) of March, 25th, 2019.
The meeting is addressed to professionals of the disability with the objective of reflex and discuss about the figure of the Assistance.
The assistance is a juridical figure contemplated in the Catalan Civil Code that does not suppose the modification of the juridical capacity of the person. In this case, the person applies, decides, and defines the type of support he/she needs. The assistant offers support in the areas to be determined and always acts together with the person respecting always his /her will.
This figure is the one that coincides in the highest degree with the precepts contemplated in the UN Convention of the Rights of the Persons with Disability since is the person who applies to the judge the type of support he /she requires, in the patrimonial and personal area.