Deputuship

All about money
Why do you say it is intrusive?
Because they have to ask such a lot. Every year I have to send a report to the office on everything I have spent out of Hubby's account, any decisions I have made for him, the reason I may have spent extra out of the norrn for a gift. For example, I was allowed to buy my middle grandson his football kit for making it into junior blues, as hubby would have done that, had to explain why I feel he would have. The following year, I phoned them to say my our younger grandson had achieved similar, could I do the same, and it wasn't allowed! Have to be so careful. I can only do what hubby would have done before he lost capacity.
Have you read the guidelines? Its important to understand what you are taking responsibility for. To me it feels intrusive to explain every penny that's being spent, explain any decision I have made. Explain why I have do not resuscitate re Hubby's health.
We have been married for over 50years and the way we worked our finances suited us, we trusted each other. So far the guardianship have been happy with my reports. If in doubt I contact them. Also, I have to pay them for checking, have to pay a deputy bond each year.
You can download information on how to became a guardian. I still recommended you seek advice from a specialist solicitor. I am glad I did.
Please don't be over alarmed by my post, because once you know the ins and outs its OK. I haven't any choice,apart from handing over to my daughters who are named on the certificate anyway.
Hello Kate

Do you mean Deputyship for benefits being paid to the person you care for or are you referring to Deputyship for Power of Attorney (which is what Pet66 is referring to and which is quite different).

As to completing forms I would suggest you contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau who should be able to help you fill them in correctly.
Deputyship for property and finances affairs. That's my only option. The person still receives full pay from work. But is in hospital
Sue
Its not power of attorney as hubby lost capacity to allow or understand that. Its Court of Protection guardianship..
I understand that's the route Kate is taking,as she stated her caree has no capacity?
If it isn't court of protection then my mistake and I apologise
Pet66 wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:30 am
Sue
Its not power of attorney as hubby lost capacity to allow or understand that. Its Court of Protection guardianship..
I understand that's the route Kate is taking,as she stated her caree has no capacity?
If it isn't court of protection then my mistake and I apologise

Yes Pet I know the difference between PoA and the CoP guardianship - but not a lot of people know about the CoP route so thought it easier to use the more common "PoA" term especially as I wasn't sure if Kate was looking to be Deputy for her Caree's benefits.