(755 ILCS 5/11a-3.2)
    Sec. 11a-3.2. Short-term guardian.
    (a) The guardian of a person with a disability may appoint in writing, without court approval, a short-term guardian of the person with a disability to take over the guardian's duties, to the extent provided in Section 11a-18.3, each time the guardian is unavailable or unable to carry out those duties. The guardian shall consult with the person with a disability to determine the preference of the person with a disability concerning the person to be appointed as short-term guardian and the guardian shall give due consideration to the preference of the person with a disability in choosing a short-term guardian. The written instrument appointing a short-term guardian shall be dated and shall identify the appointing guardian, the person with a disability, the person appointed to be the short-term guardian, and the termination date of the appointment. The written instrument shall be signed by, or at the direction of, the appointing guardian in the presence of at least 2 credible witnesses at least 18 years of age, neither of whom is the person appointed as the short-term guardian. The person appointed as the short-term guardian shall also sign the written instrument, but need not sign at the same time as the appointing guardian. A guardian may not appoint the Office of State Guardian or a public guardian as a short-term guardian, without the written consent of the State Guardian or public guardian or an authorized representative of the State Guardian or public guardian.
    (b) The appointment of the short-term guardian is effective immediately upon the date the written instrument is executed, unless the written instrument provides for the appointment to become effective upon a later specified date or event. A short-term guardian appointed by the guardian shall have authority to act as guardian of the person with a disability for a cumulative total of 60 days during any 12 month period. Only one written instrument appointing a short-term guardian may be in force at any given time.
    (c) Every appointment of a short-term guardian may be amended or revoked by the appointing guardian at any time and in any manner communicated to the short-term guardian or to any other person. Any person other than the short-term guardian to whom a revocation or amendment is communicated or delivered shall make all reasonable efforts to inform the short-term guardian of that fact as promptly as possible.
    (d) The appointment of a short-term guardian or successor short-term guardian does not affect the rights in the person with a disability of any guardian other than the appointing guardian.
    (e) The written instrument appointing a short-term guardian may, but need not, be in the following form:
 
APPOINTMENT OF SHORT-TERM GUARDIAN
[IT IS IMPORTANT TO READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS:
        By properly completing this form, a guardian is
    
appointing a short-term guardian of the person with a disability for a cumulative total of up to 60 days during any 12 month period. A separate form shall be completed each time a short-term guardian takes over guardianship duties. The person or persons appointed as the short-term guardian shall sign the form, but need not do so at the same time as the guardian.]
        1. Guardian and Ward. I, (insert name of appointing
    
guardian), currently residing at (insert address of appointing guardian), am the guardian of the following person with a disability: (insert name of ward).
        2. Short-term Guardian. I hereby appoint the
    
following person as the short-term guardian for my ward: (insert name and address of appointed person).
        3. Effective date. This appointment becomes
    
effective: (check one if you wish it to be applicable)
        ( ) On the date that I state in writing that I am no
    
longer either willing or able to make and carry out day-to-day care decisions concerning my ward.
        ( ) On the date that a physician familiar with my
    
condition certifies in writing that I am no longer willing or able to make and carry out day-to-day care decisions concerning my ward.
        ( ) On the date that I am admitted as an in-patient
    
to a hospital or other health care institution.
        ( ) On the following date: (insert date).
        ( ) Other: (insert other).
        [NOTE: If this item is not completed, the
    
appointment is effective immediately upon the date the form is signed and dated below.]
        4. Termination. This appointment shall terminate on:
    
(enter a date corresponding to 60 days from the current date, less the number of days within the past 12 months that any short-term guardian has taken over guardianship duties), unless it terminates sooner as determined by the event or date I have indicated below: (check one if you wish it to be applicable)
        ( ) On the date that I state in writing that I am
    
willing and able to make and carry out day-to-day care decisions concerning my ward.
        ( ) On the date that a physician familiar with my
    
condition certifies in writing that I am willing and able to make and carry out day-to-day care decisions concerning my ward.
        ( ) On the date that I am discharged from the
    
hospital or other health care institution where I was admitted as an in-patient, which established the effective date.
        ( ) On the date which is (state a number of days)
    
days after the effective date.
        ( ) Other: (insert other).
        [NOTE: If this item is not completed, the
    
appointment will be effective until the 60th day within the past year during which time any short-term guardian of this ward had taken over guardianship duties from the guardian, beginning on the effective date.]
        5. Date and signature of appointing guardian. This
    
appointment is made this (insert day) day of (insert month and year).
        Signed: (appointing guardian)
        6. Witnesses. I saw the guardian sign this
    
instrument or I saw the guardian direct someone to sign this instrument for the guardian. Then I signed this instrument as a witness in the presence of the guardian. I am not appointed in this instrument to act as the short-term guardian for the guardian's ward. (insert space for names, addresses, and signatures of 2 witnesses)
        7. Acceptance of short-term guardian. I accept this
    
appointment as short-term guardian on this (insert day) day of (insert month and year).
        Signed: (short-term guardian)
    (f) Each time the guardian appoints a short-term guardian, the guardian shall: (i) provide the person with a disability with the name, address, and telephone number of the short-term guardian; (ii) advise the person with a disability that he has the right to object to the appointment of the short-term guardian by filing a petition in court; and (iii) notify the person with a disability when the short-term guardian will be taking over guardianship duties and the length of time that the short-term guardian will be acting as guardian.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)