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Summary

By the end of this module you should : Know about the Access to Funds Scheme Know what an Intervention Order is and how to apply for this Know how to get a Power of Attorney or Guardianship Know about … Continue reading

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Making a will

The following information applies to Scottish Law. Why make a will? Possessions You decide who will inherit your possessions and property Inheritance Tax You may be able to pay less inheritance tax if … Continue reading

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Power of Attorney

What is power of attorney? A legal document which gives someone else the authority to make decisions or take action on behalf of a person if they should become unable through incapacity (as declared by a registered and licensed medical … Continue reading

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Advanced statements

Advanced statements.¬†An Advanced Statement is a document which sets out the persons wishes should they become unable to make decisions for themselves at the end of their life. It has to be completed and signed while the person is well … Continue reading

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Discuss with the team

Discuss with the team either in the community or in hospital what the person’s expressed wishes are and what your wishes are for their care. If you wish to care for them as long as possible at home you may … Continue reading

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Making a complaint

Speak directly. Try to resolve the issue quickly by speaking directly to the person involved. If you feel you cannot speak directly to this person ask to see their line manager or the … Continue reading

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