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Part 1 – Attorneys – Do they have the power to support effective later life advice?

Check your answers

 

1. A Power of Attorney should be set up…

a. As soon as a client loses capacity

b. Well before it’s needed

c. When you start IHT planning

d. After retirement

 

2. The Office of Public Guardian Form OPG130 is used to

a. Register Power of Attorney’s

b. Raise a concern about an attorney, deputy or guardian

c. Send to different agencies to notify them of the Power of Attorney

 

3. An Attorney cannot……

a. Draft or make changes to a Will without court of protection

b. Complete a nomination of pension death benefit form

c. Both of the above

 

4. In Northern Ireland there is currently no way to give another person legal powers to

a. Make decisions about your property and finance

b. Make decisions about your health & welfare

c. Make decisions about either 1 or 2 above

 

5. Currently in England an attorney or deputy for property & finance

a. DOES NOT have authority to give consent or make health & welfare decisions when helping a donor access NHS funded nursing care

b. DOES have authority to give consent or make health & welfare decisions when helping a donor access NHS funded nursing care

c. DOES have authority to give consent or make health & welfare decisions when helping a donor access NHS funded nursing care but only if this authority is explicitly given within the powers

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