Managing their affairs

This section covers what you need to know if you’re making decisions on behalf of someone else. It looks at how to help someone who’s struggling to manage their money, what you need to do to establish whether someone can make their own decisions, and what your obligations are if you’ve been appointed as someone’s attorney.

Managing someone’s affairs

This section covers what you need to know if you’re making decisions on behalf of someone else. It looks at how to help someone who’s struggling to manage their money, what you need to do to establish whether someone can make their own decisions, and what your obligations are if you’ve been appointed as someone’s attorney.

Helping someone with finances

Looks at helping someone claim or collect benefits, helping someone with managing bills, and putting safeguards in place for the future.

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The Mental Capacity Act

Looks at what the Mental Capacity Act requires you to do if you’re worried someone can’t make their own decisions anymore.

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Lasting Power of Attorney

Explains what Lasting Power of Attorney is, how it is granted, and your obligations if you are appointed as someone’s attorney.

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