My father has had to go into a care home and his bank will not let me set up a direct debit to pay the care fees monthly from his bank account. Unfortunately he cannot do this himself as he no longer understands what is involved.

Dementia Action Week- Day 4 Making an Application to the Court of Protection Once someone loses capacity the ability to make a Lasting Power of attorney is lost This means that there are no legal arrangements in place for someone to make...

My mother has just been diagnosed as being in the very early stages of dementia. Is it too late for her to make a will?

Dementia Action Week- Day 1- the start Usually people who are in the very early stages of dementia are still able to make a valid will In Banks v Goodfellow (1870) it was held that a will can be made as long as the will maker knows that they...