Monthly Archives: February 2022

Long-term care

Face the future with confidence

As we get older, many of us will need help looking after ourselves. But what are the options when it comes to paying for long-term care?

Long-term care

Vision for the future of adult social care

The government has set out its vision for the future of adult social care. New plans were announced on 7 September 2021 for adult social care reform in England. This included a lifetime cap on the amount anyone in England will need to spend on their personal care, alongside a more generous means test for local authority financial support.

Writing a Will

How much do you have to leave and who will get what?

It’s important to make sure that after you die, your assets and possessions (known as your ‘estate’) will go to the people and organisations (known as your ‘beneficiaries’) you choose, such as family members and charities you want to support.

Lasting Power of Attorney

Giving someone you trust authority to help you make decisions

As someone becomes more unwell, they’re likely to find it more difficult to manage money and financial affairs, and may become too unwell to make decisions about health and care. A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document in which someone (the donor) gives another person (the attorney) the right to help them make decisions, or take decisions on their behalf.