This is a question people often ask. It might help to consider the history of these documents and what they do.

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In October 2007 Lasting Powers of Attorneys were introduced vista sp1. There are two distinct types. Firstly, one called Finance and Property. This is similar to the old Enduring Power of Attorney. The new documents have a “Certificate Provider” to oversee what has gone on 에버노트 맥 다운로드. They can also be used if a person is incapacitated but has not lost mental capacity. For example, if you are in hospital for a long time. The documents should be registered straight away, after signing, rather than waiting until the need arises 미디어플레이어 다운로드.

A disadvantage with the old documents was that it is sometimes difficult to know if a person has mental capacity or not. It may need a medical professional to decide web icon.

The government also introduced a second type of Lasting Power of attorney called “Health and Welfare”. These are concerned with a person’s medical treatment, and care, after they have lost
mental capacity Youtube Voice. Questions can often arise, that you might ask a person, but cannot, for example if they have suffered a stroke or dementia. Common examples could be “Should we operate?” if a person needs an operation, but their health is not good 카카오톡 인앱브라우저 다운로드. Another is “Where should I live?” for example this might be at home, or alternatively in a care home. If attorneys have been appointed they can legally make such a decision 당구 앱 다운로드.


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