Attwells’ Private Client department also offer several services which may be of particular interest to care home staff and clients.
The Private Client Department drafts Wills and offers a home visiting service so that clients who are less mobile can be reassured that their affairs are in order when the time comes. The Private Client department offer an initial no fee appointment to discuss wishes and explore all avenues before deciding on their final instructions to ensure that clients’ Wills reflect their exact wishes. Attwells’ efficient service means that they can work quickly and Attwells aim to return draft Wills to their clients within a week of being instructed.
The Department also deal with Lasting Powers of Attorney. Lasting Powers of Attorney enable a person or people of an individual’s choice to deal with their financial affairs, which can be a great help to those who are less mobile. If put in place whilst an individual has sound capacity, they can also allow a chosen person to make decisions about healthcare and treatment when the individual is no longer able to do so. Putting these LPAs in place can put individuals’’ minds at rest and assure them that their affairs will be handled by someone they trust when they are less able to do so themselves.
We can assist your residents, their families or yourselves in understanding rights and obligations when a Power of Attorney is in place or what to do if there is no Power of Attorney.
For more information regarding our Private Client services please contact Laura Harrington-Rutterford on 01473 229855.