A guardian is a person who has been appointed with legal authority to make personal (non-financial) decisions on behalf of an adult who lacks capacity to make such decisions because of a disability. This is a decision making role, not a carer’s role.

A guardian is a person who has been appointed with legal authority to make personal (non-financial) decisions on behalf of an adult who lacks capacity 
 
This is a decision making role, not a carer’s role.