Welcome to MO-WINGS

Welcome to Mo-WINGS, we are in the process of updating our materials. Below you’ll find both Missouri and national COVID-19 resources specific to guardianship, conservatorship, and supported-decision making.

MO-WINGS COVID-19 RESOURCES:

 

MISSOURI:

https://www.guardianship.org/covid-19-resources/

https://theconsumervoice.org/  - The National Consumer Voice - Leading national voice representing consumers in issues related to long-term care

https://www.americanbar.org/ - American Bar Association - Trending Legal Resources

https://www.naela.org/ - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) - Legal services provided to older adults and people with disabilities.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/disabilityrights/about_us/ - Commission on Disability Rights - Eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the ABA

https://www.aarp.org/ - AARP

https://www.ncsc.org/ - National Center for State Courts (NCSC) - Improves the administration of justice in state courts and courts around the world

https://www.guardianship.org/ - National Guardianship Association (NGA) - Establishing and promoting nationally recognized standards

https://www.uniformlaws.org/home - Uniform Law Commission (ULC) - Provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived and well-drafted legislation

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/hipaa-covid19/index.html - U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Office of Civil Rights (OSR) Guidance that helps explain civil rights laws

 

NATIONAL:

FAQS by Guardians About Covid-19 - with new questions about reopening nursing facilities, stimulus payments, experimental medication, and more!  Spanish translation

EP Magazine - Special Coverage COVID-19 (website)  Special Isue of COVID-19 (magazine)

Assisting the Elderly With Critical Decisions During COVID-19

https://theconsumervoice.org/ - The National Consumer Voice - Leading national voice representing consumers in issues related to long-term care

https://www.americanbar.org/ - American Bar Association - Trending Legal Resources

https://www.naela.org/ - National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) - Legal services provided to older adults and people with disabilities.

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/diversity/disabilityrights/about_us/ - Commission on Disability Rights - Eliminate bias and enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the ABA

https://www.aarp.org/ - AARP

https://www.ncsc.org/ - National Center for State Courts (NCSC) - Improves the administration of justice in state courts and courts around the world

https://www.guardianship.org/ - National Guardianship Association (NGA) - Establishing and promoting nationally recognized standards

https://www.uniformlaws.org/home - Uniform Law Commission (ULC) - Provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived and well-drafted legislation

https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/special-topics/hipaa-covid19/index.html - U.S. Department of Health & Human Services – Office of Civil Rights (OSR) - Guidance that helps explain civil rights laws

 

OTHER WINGS:

https://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging/resources/wings-court-stakeholder-partnerships0/state-wings/ - State WINGS - ACL Project Wings – by state

https://kycourts.gov/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx - Kentucky - COVID-19 and the Courts

See attached WV PDF - West Virginia - COVID-19 - Judicial Emergency Declared, Amended Order

See attached DC PDF - District of Columbia - Court Proceedings and Operations

See attached DP PDF - District of Columbia - Notice of Suspension of Mandatory Visitation

Notice of Suspension of Mandatory Visitation

Updated Probate Division Statement Regarding Court Proceedings and Operations

Memo to General  Council RE: Coronavirus

Cornell University – Institute on Employment and Disability

History

Missouri's Working Interdisciplinary Network of Guardianship Stakeholders (MO- WINGS) has been meeting for several years to review and propose revisions to Chapter 475,RSMo—Missouri's Guardianship and Conservatorship law. MO- WINGS was established in part based upon Recommendation 5.2 of the 3rd National Guardianship Summit, October 2011 to have an interdisciplinary group rather than just attorneys and judges address issues of guardianship and conservatorship.

MO-WINGS has been chaired by Emily Hartley of the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council; William S. “Vim” Horn, of the UMKC Institute for Human Development; David English, the William F. Fratcher and Edwin L. Jenkins Professor of Law, University of Missouri School of Law (former chair of The Missouri Bar Probate and Trust Committee); and the late Reginald “Reg” Turnbull, a private practice attorney (former chair of the Missouri Bar Elder Law Committee.)

Members of MOWINGS have included representatives of persons with disabilities, parents, family members, lay guardians and conservators, service providers, AARP, NAMI, Alzheimer's Association, Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council, Missouri Bar Probate and Trust and Elder Law Committees, Missouri Association of County Developmental Disability Services, public administrators, social workers, nurses, psychologists, Missouri Protection and Advocacy, lay guardians, advocacy groups, long-term care ombudsmen, University of Missouri-Columbia Center for Health Ethics, Departments of Mental Health and Health and Senior Services, and Area Agencies on Aging with input from judges and national experts.