Thank you so much for your awesome help
Every good wish for now

Susan
Re: mobile phone. I guess the answer is either find out what her objection is. eg. Scared of new technology? Is there a younger relative that could teach her the basics? Cost? Get her an all inclusive tariff. Or(/and?) bribe her with a smartphone and sell it on all the non-phone features - games, i...
Thank you so much for your awesome help
Every good wish for now

Susan
There are currently 2 types of lasting power of attorney and possibly still some enduring powers of attorney which were around until lasting powers of attorney replaced them. The lasting power of attorney for financial affairs can be used even if the donor has mental capacity. The health and welfar...
HI there from New Zealand I would love to ask a question. Happy Advent everyone by the way I am in New Zealand and my sister in the Uk has full power of attorney for my elderly Mum; I have asked my sister to get some key medical information about my Mum from Mum's GP, in advance of a specialist appo...
Hi Susan, we got Power Of Attorney for my mum. If you got that perhaps you could do it remotely. My mum already had a direct debit from the DWP to get the pension paid into her account. But I think this has already been suggested in a recent post, so not sure if that helps any more, as I'm not sure...
I do know that the state pension can be paid monthly directly into a bank account, but of course this begs the question how will your Mum be able to access her money because of her mobility problems. If not already done you could set up direct debits for all regular utility bills - gas, electric, w...
Hi Susan, I'm not a legally qualified expert, but have cared for 10 different people, and have a son with severe learning difficulties, now 38, who cannot read, write or do any maths. His carers CAN support him with his money, although quite honestly they are not very good at it. The main differenc...
Good morning from New Zealand My name is Susan and I would love to ask for any comments you may have. My Mum in Lancashire is very poorly and cannot leave her sheltered accommodation; I have got her a great care package with 4 carers a day visiting to help my Mum get in and out of bed. My problem is...
HI there Susan here I would be grateful for your advice My 83 year old Mum is in hospital following a fall; I am in New Zealand and she is in Lancashire. Last time she was discharged from hospital three years ago, she was sent to an unacceptable care home that was later closed after a CQC report sho...