If you are worried that the child or adult you care for can’t make decisions about their welfare and finances themselves, you need to think about the best ways to protect them in the future.
Philip Warford, a solicitor specialised in this area of law, and Mencap’s Wills & Trusts Service, will talk you through your options in a clear, friendly way, and answer any questions you might have.
We will cover:
What is mental capacity & who assesses mental capacity
What affects mental capacity
Different levels of capacity for different things
How the Mental Capacity Act 2005 affects us
Powers of Attorney
What is a Power of Attorney
Lasting Powers of Attorney explained
Court of Protection & Deputyship
What it is and what it does
When and how to contact them
Timescales and their charges
If you have any questions please feel free to call us on 020 7696 6925.