Solving problems for your relatives with a Personal Welfare Power of Attorney

As social care budgets are squeezed and the National Health Service staggers under an ever- increasing workload, it’s inevitable that it increases concern for those of us who are charged with the care of an elderly or vulnerable relative. You might already be concerned about the long-term future of a relative suffering from a debilitating mental health condition like Alzheimer’s or motor neurone disease. You might also be worried that as their condition deteriorates they will become more vulnerable and will inevitably be unable to make decisions for themselves. You may simply be fearful that their disabilities will make it increasingly difficult for them to make the best decisions about day-to-day care and their longer-term health care needs. Continue reading…