Who should make a Health and Welfare LPA?
Ø Everyone over 18
What sort of decision-making issues does a Health and Welfare LPA cover?
Ø Medical Treatment: for example, High Risk Surgery?
Ø Breathing and Feeding by Artificial Methods?
Ø Blood transfusions and tests?
Ø Nursing and Residential Care?
What are you looking at if you don’t have one?
Ø Being treated medically in ways contrary to your beliefs, faith or value system
Ø A lengthy, costly and stressful application to the Court of Protection made on your behalf by distressed loved ones or family members that stands a very high chance of being rejected anyway (as the Courts are inclined to defer to doctors and social workers save in very exceptional cases)
Ø A decision by the Court of Protection that runs contrary to your wishes (for the reasons given above)
Who should you call if you want a Health and Welfare LPA?
Ø Frederick Parkinson, Solicitor of Quality Solicitors Acklam Bond on 01254 872 272 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org