Losing Capacity – Lasting Power of Attorney or Deputyship Order
Many people assume that if they were to lose capacity and therefore the power to make decisions for themselves, often through a progressive illness such as Dementia or Alzheimer’s, or through something more sudden, such as a stroke or coma, their spouse, children or other family members/friends can simply step in and take over.
Grandparents and their grandchildren
Grandparents have a special role to play in a child’s life. Sometimes they provide additional care and support when parents are working and if you ask a child they will provide lots of examples of fun times spent sharing time at home or having adventures out and about.