Making Decisions

People are often wary of making a Power of Attorney for fear of losing control but Making Decisions while you have the Mental Capacity to choose someone you trust is the very reason for assigning someone for a time IF you are not able to make your own decisions

Medical Disclosure

Medical Disclosure

The Office of the Public Guardian in England and Wales (OPG) has issued new guidance (Nov 2021). This is for NHS and Social Care staff regarding the disclosure of a donor’s medical information to attorneys and deputies. The five principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 govern how OPG and other authorities (including health and social …

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Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney

Do I need a Power of Attorney? YES, this is your opportunity to choose someone you trust, while you can. It is cheaper to assign a Power of Attorney while you still have ‘Mental Capacity’ and has been made easier with online applications and help from the Office of Public Guardian. Choosing someone to manage …

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