It is often something we do not think about but if you lose capacity it is important that you organise your financial and legal affairs while you are still able to do so. This ensures that in the future, your affairs are set up in a way you have chosen and that the person you have appointed to act as your ‘attorney’ follows the decisions you have made when you have become too ill to make these decisions for yourself.
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal document that allows you to choose someone who can make decisions on your behalf about your health & welfare, as well as looking after your finances and property, if you become unable to do so for yourself.
We can help you to apply for a Lasting Power of Attorney.
There are two types of LPA: