LASTING POWER OF ATTORNEY SERVICE WITH AGE UK DUDLEY
At some point you may need help managing your affairs. Why not come and chat with us. We can offer advice and undertake the drafting of Lasting Power of Attorney.
Lasting Power of Attorney (Property and Finance)
A lasting power of attorney for property and finance can give someone (your attorney) the authority to deal with and make decisions regarding:-
- Dealing with property
- Bank and building society accounts, as well as other financial affairs
- Welfare benefits including tax credits
Lasting Power of Attorney (Health and Welfare)
A lasting power of attorney for health and welfare can give someone (your attorney) the authority to deal with and make decisions regarding:-
- The place you live
- Your care, including what you wear and what you eat
- Your healthcare
- Any contact, if any you should have with certain other people
A health and welfare LPA can deal with all aspects of your personal welfare or be limited to what you choose.
An LPA for health and welfare can be made but not used until the person who made it has lost their mental capacity. An LPA must be registered before it can be used.