- Wednesday 12th July
- Webinar via Zoom
- 10.00am - 11.20am
MENTAL CAPACITY, POWERS OF ATTORNEY & COURT OF PROTECTION EXPLAINED
If you are a parent or carer of a person who may not be able to make decisions about their welfare and finances now or in the future, you will need to consider the best ways to protect them as they move to adulthood.
Philip Warford, Lawyer and specialist in planning for the future of disabled & vulnerable people, will talk through the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, who can make a Powers of Attorney and how the Court of Protection might help.
Philip will discuss:
• What is mental capacity & who assesses mental capacity
• What affects mental capacity
• Different levels of capacity for different things
• How the Mental Capacity Act 2005 affects us
POWERS OF ATTORNEY
• What is a Power of Attorney
• Lasting Powers of Attorney explained
COURT OF PROTECTION
• What it is and what is does
• When and how to contact them
• Timescales and their charges
To book a place contact Carers Hub 01273 977000 or email: email@example.com
Philip is the Managing Director of Renaissance Legal. He specialises in helping families and carers of disabled and vulnerable people plan for their future using Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications and Inheritance Tax Planning.
Philip regularly speaks at and holds legal clinics & seminars on behalf of many local and national charities including Mencap, NAS, Amaze and Sense.