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- The Money Advice Service
The Money Advice Service website offers detailed information relating to care advice and help, including the following topics.
Solving problems if family members are helping you:
- Check your concerns are valid
- Get expert advice
- Take action if necessary
- Employing someone to help with your care: What can a carer or personal assistant do for you?
- Using direct payments to appoint a personal assistant
- Using a home care agency
- Employing a personal assistant directly
- Using a carer or personal assistant to manage your direct payments
- When someone needs formal help managing their money:Is a formal arrangement really the best thing to do?
- If the person you want to help has mental capacity
- If the person you want to help has lost mental capacity
- Setting up a power of attorney:What is a power of attorney?
- When to think about setting up a power of attorney
- Choosing your attorney
- Types of lasting power of attorney
- Setting up a power of attorney
- Registration and costs
- Cancelling a lasting power of attorney
- If you already have an enduring power of attorney
- Setting up a trust:What is a trust
- When you might use a trust
- How to set up a trust
- Find a solicitor to draw up a trust
- Get more information about trusts
- What is a trustee?:What is a trust?
- What is a trustee? Trustees and tax
- Being a trustee - what are you responsible for if something goes wrong?
- If you're asked to be a trustee
- Resolving problems with attorneys and trustees: What are attorneys and trustees?
- When to worry about attorneys and trustees
- If you're worried about an attorney or deputy
- If you're concerned about a trustee
- Self-funding your long-term care - your options: Why you may need to pay for long-term care
- Check your entitlements
- How to fund your long-term care
- Sale-and-rent-back schemes
- Other options for funding your long-term care
- Next steps
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