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Court of Protection: Personal Welfare Deputy Orders

10.09.19

The legal position regarding decision making changes once a person becomes an adult. We regularly receive calls from concerned family members asking what’s involved in applying to the Court of Protection (CoP) for a Personal Welfare Deputy Order, also known as a deputyship order, for their son or daughter. Frequently families are advised by health and


Attendance Allowance for those aged over pension age

29.07.19

Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people who have reached state pension age and have a disability or long-term health problem, which means they need help with their personal care needs. It is a non-means-tested benefit, so it does not matter how much other income or savings you have. Note that people with a disability