Making decisions for another person

Use this guide to help you find more information on making important decisions for another person.

If you or a family member have significant care needs, you may want to plan for the future to ensure that any decisions will be made in their best interests.

There are various types of legal authority that can be granted, depending on the type of decisions that need to be made and the circumstances of the individual.

You can find out more information about giving someone power of attorney, or applying for a deputyship or to become an appointee, on the following pages of this guide.

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