Planning for the future

Here you will find guidance and resources for families and individuals to help you learn more about the Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Creating a Lasting Power of Attorney

Applying to become a Deputy for someone who 'lacks mental capacity' - this means they can’t make a decision for themselves at the time it needs to be made. They may still be able to make decisions for themselves at certain times.

Become an appointee for someone claiming benefits

Additional information and guidance

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