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Health & Welfare Decisions

Making decisions for a loved one who can no longer deal with their own affairs

At Glaisyers we know how stressful it can be if a person can’t make decisions for themselves about their health or welfare. You might want to make a decision for them or there could be a difference of opinion between family members, or with a medical practitioner. If you agree the appropriate way forward, the Court of Protection might have to make the decision in the person’s best interests.

If you are a financial Attorney or Deputy for someone, the law probably doesn’t allow you to make decisions about their health or welfare. The Court may need to make the decision unless they made a Lasting Power of Attorney for health and welfare.

Our Court of Protection specialists will help you to work out which decisions you can make. We will deal with your situation sensitively and will deal with all of the practicalities if you need to apply to Court.

Call our Lasting Power of Attorney team on 0161 832 4666, who will be happy to talk things through with you and offer free, no obligation advice or complete the online enquiry form and one of our team will get in touch for a no obligation chat.

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