incapacitated

  • 1.

    "Incapacitated" means a condition in which a person's ability to receive and evaluate information effectively or to communicate decisions is impaired to such an extent that the person presently lacks the capacity to meet the essential requirements for the person's physical health or safety. "Meeting the essential requirements for physical health and safety" means those actions necessary to provide the health care, food, shelter, clothing, personal hygiene and other care without which serious physical injury or illness is likely to occur.

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  • 2.

    "Incapacitated" means a person is unable, without assistance, to properly manage or take care of personal affairs or is incapable, without assistance, of self-care.

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