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Most healthcare professionals come across lasting powers of attorney on a regular basis. A Lasting Power of Attorney is a document that allows you to nominate who should make decisions for you, should you lose mental capacity to act for yourself. There are two types: one that allows you to specify how your financial affairs should be managed, and the one that doctors, nurses and carers more often see that allows you to record what medication you consent to be given and how you would like to be cared for. The government department in charge of registering the documents and […]
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