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Category: Court of Protection

Why Register a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Posted in Care, Court of Protection, and Legal issues

Prof Rosie Harding blogs about legal aspects of living with dementia. One of the findings from the Duties to Care dementia project was that carers would like access to better advice, earlier, about the legal and financial aspects of caring for a person with dementia. The legal and financial aspects…

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Responding to the House of Lords review of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Posted in Care Regulation, Court of Protection, Public Policy, and Social Care Reform

The House of Lords has established a Select Committee on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA). The terms of reference for the committee are to “consider and report on the Mental Capacity Act 2005”.The Committee has been taking oral evidence,  and has also published a call for written evidence submissions.…

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