HEALTH TRANSITION WISCONSIN: WINGS Briefing Paper: Advancing Guardianship Reform and Promoting Less Restrictive Options
The briefing paper linked below is a summary of the work done by national Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders or WINGS. The Administration on Community Living (ACL) provided funding to the American Bar Association (ABA) to administer grants to states. WI did not receive a grant, but under the leadership of Judge Shirley Abrahamson, formed a workgroup and received technical assistance from the (ABA). The WI WINGS group played an instrumental role in passing the WI Supported Decision-Making legislation Wis.Stats.Ch 52. (2017 Wisconsin Act 345), resulting in a Supported Decision-Making Agreement in state statute.