how to declare a parent incompetent in maryland. My father is living in a house that is falling apart holes in the floors and ceiling and he is getting notices from the city for violations. He wont move nor will he let me or my mother fix the house up. Water dosent work and the floor in his bathroom is droping. We want him to move into a seniors home because he is elderly and has health problems. He has been hospotilized 3 times in the last year. what can we do.