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FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney

... FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney Power of Attorney, property, finances, welfare ... people have a basic knowledge of what an Attorney does, but are concerned that appointing an ... will automatically mean they give up their independence over their property and financial affairs, their health ...

Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney

... Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney power of attorney, finances, welfare, property Setting ... Lasting Powers of Attorney is in our view as important as making a Will. It enables ... family or friends to step in if a person is not able to manage their affairs for ...

When families can't agree on care

... When families can't agree on care Dementia, Lasting Power of Attorney, Care home, Advice ... Relationships Dear Lesley, All my brother and sisters and I seem to do these days is ... . We used to get on really well. Then mum was diagnosed with dementia and she ...

10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late

... too late death, probate, funeral, power of attorney, finances There are some questions ... are really hard to ask, but knowing the answers can greatly relieve the pressure in times ... emergency or end of life. We've put together 10 questions to ask before it becomes necessary ...

Balancing dementia care with a full-time career

... We couldn't access any of it without a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). But ... with a full-time career dementia, alzheimer's, power of attorney, carer, story, This ... storyteller is Marianne Talbot. Marianne, Director of Studies in Philosophy at Oxford University, shares ...

Family member needs care? Applying for Attendance Allowance

... becoming a legal representative. In our case Lasting Power of Attorney had already been registered with ... deal with their benefits, such as having Power of Attorney, deputyship or being a benefit ... - 55.10 or 82.30 according to the level of disability. What are the qualifying disabilities? ...

How to manage your parent's financial affairs

... scope of the OPA. An OPA can last for no longer than 12 months, although ... your parent's financial affairs money, finances, power of attorney, welfare Associate Solicitor Stuart Adams ... from Penningtons Manches LLP, shares his advice on how to deal with organisations such as banks ...

Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership

... up to 650,000 tax-free.) Lasting Power of Attorney* Where a Lasting Power ... , assets, care fees, property, power of attorney The When They Get Older team ... Whose house is it anyway? A question of home ownership money, finance, assets, ...

Dementia care – How to find the help you need

... . Why do those with dementia need a Lasting Power of Attorney in place? A Lasting ... you need dementia, alzheimer's, carer, power of attorney, relationships When you're caring for ... parent, or partner, with dementia it can be hard to continue without help from others ...

What to expect from your chosen care home

... the appropriate person (as appointed by a Lasting Power of Attorney or Deputyship) should take ... decision on in their best interests. This can be a very difficult subject to discuss with ... nursing and care home management, answers some of your top concerns about the working practices of ...