In a very real and legal sense, the person ceases to exist – because he cannot do anything, make decisions or exercise rights without the permission of the curator. Sustained decision-making is not a difficult process and is often practiced informally by families and our service system. The formalization of assisted decision-making is a relatively new process. The following resources are useful to facilitate entry into a formally supported decision-making process. Of course, some people with disabilities may need other types of help than you, or more support or support for more people. In fact, there are a large number of tools that are often used to enable families to continue to provide support to their loved ones. .