A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that
allows someone (known as a Donor) to choose someone they trust
(known as an Attorney) to make decisions on their behalf.
Using a registered LPA, will be able the attorney to make
exactly the same kind of decisions you can make now about your money and
property or Property and affairs. The person will only be able to make decisions within the scope of the
powers you have given them and these decisions might include:
- Buying or selling any property (land, buildings or other assets) you
- Opening, closing or operating any bank, building society or other account
containing the your funds;
- Claiming, receiving and using all benefits, pensions, and allowances, on
- Giving or refusing consent to particular types of health care, including
medical treatment decisions.
- You staying in your own home, perhaps with help and support from social
- You moving into residential housing and choosing the right care home for