There may be a time when you need someone to make decisions for you because of ill health. This factsheet explains how you can prepare for someone you trust to manage your money or make decisions about your own care and welfare in the way you would wis
Looking out for someone who is being mistreated is everyone’s business. Order a free copy of our guide Staying in control when you’re older to know what signs to look for and what to do if you suspect neglect or abuse are happening.
This factsheet is in two parts. Part 1 looks at the main principals of the Mental Capacity Act and Part 2 the arrangements that can be put in place for other people to make decisions about your welfare and finances if you lack the mental capacity to do so
There are many reasons why you may want to seek legal advice. For example: if you are buying a house, making a will or setting up arrangements to manage relative’s financial affairs. When choosing an advisor it is important to check they have experience i