Managing my affairs if I become ill

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

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Arrangements for making decisions for other people (FS11)

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

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Arranging for someone to make decisions about your finances or welfare (Factsheet 22)

This factsheet looks at arrangements for other people to make decisions about your welfare and finances if you lack the capacity to make those decisions yourself. It covers changes brought in by the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It includes information on

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Making Decisions : The Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) Service

IMCA is a new type of statutory advocacy introduced by the Mental Capacity Act 2005, which gives some people who lack capacity a right to receive support from an IMCA.The lack came into force in England & Wales in 2007. In England, Local Authorities commi

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