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    Have a read of this GMC guidance and see if it's...

    Have a read of this GMC guidance and see if it's any use to you:

    Confidentiality guidance: Sharing information with a patient's partner, carers, relatives or friends...
  2. You could write to instruct your doctor that way...

    You could write to instruct your doctor that way anyway, with or without a form.

    Even better, create a Power of Attorney for Health and Welfare. That's what it's for.



    "In some GP surgeries...
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    No. You can get by without it, but for legal...

    No. You can get by without it, but for legal authority to decide someone's best interests, you need it.



    Yes, as this poster described last month:



    or this:
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    Under 25 and have a parent with dementia?

    Under 25 and have a parent with dementia?
    http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?74573
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    As the current document appoints you and your...

    As the current document appoints you and your brother as joint attorneys, his refusal to sign is a problem. (Did he change his mind, or what?) The loss of one attorney invalidates a joint power of...
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    Re: CCTV what is my legal duty?

    Should be no problem legally.


    Using technology
    http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?47993&p=636862&viewfull=1#post636862

    Cameras & carers
    by Haylett on 09-03-2011...
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    I think 'frailty of old age' is quite a common...

    I think 'frailty of old age' is quite a common phrase. Guidance for doctors is that death certificates should avoid a vague term like that as the sole cause of death, but should identify (as this one...
  8. I don't know that the OPG audits people randomly....

    I don't know that the OPG audits people randomly. If you were ever checked up on, it might be quite onerous for you and for them. Keeping proper accounts is crucial, although (my personal...
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    I endorse what the other posters have already...

    I endorse what the other posters have already said.


    See what you and/or your brother can do in terms of getting the grandson's wife to understand that you are legally in charge of your father's...
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    Ask the bank to do it whichever way you find...

    Ask the bank to do it whichever way you find preferable. I'd certainly expect each account to be identified with the respective donor's name, and whether there's something additional that indicates...
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    So: your sisters agreed POA with you, then...

    So: your sisters agreed POA with you, then secretly arranged POA between themselves, and are now regularly helping themselves to large amounts - disrupting your father's bill payments in the process...
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    Correct: doctors have a responsibility to notify...

    Correct: doctors have a responsibility to notify DVLA if the patient won't.
    But it's commonplace for them to shirk that and land you with it instead.

    e.g. previous posting...
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    But do you actually have a power of attorney? If...

    But do you actually have a power of attorney? If not, does your father still have capacity to agree to one being created? I'd be concerned to have a power of attorney, especially if there are family...
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    I agree with registering it (with OPG and with...

    I agree with registering it (with OPG and with banks etc) sooner rather than later.

    Registering - and exercising - a power of attorney doesn't necessarily mean that your father isn't allowed to...
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    Do you mean that literally -- she is being cued...

    Do you mean that literally -- she is being cued by the clock striking one -- or you just mean this happens every afternoon? If you silenced the clock, would it make any difference?
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    Try Advanced Search, Keyword(s) 'quetiapine',...

    Try Advanced Search, Keyword(s) 'quetiapine', Search Titles Only.

    You'll find a good few discussions and experiences, good and bad.
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    Annuities and care costs

    Some previous discussions that may be of interest:

    Annuities, anyone used them?
    http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?57857

    Does anyone have experience of using annuities to fund care...
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    Nice one. Reminds me of this:

    Nice one. Reminds me of this:
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    I think what you're proposing sounds reasonable...

    I think what you're proposing sounds reasonable and likely to be OK (though of course you know all the circumstances and I don't).

    Hard to find useful guidance on...
  20. As jenniferpa points out, it's not allowed. ...

    As jenniferpa points out, it's not allowed.

    Ref also:

    Continuing care FAQs
    http://www.nhs.uk/CarersDirect/guide/practicalsupport/Pages/continuing-care-faq.aspx



    Is it possible to pay...
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    Dad perked up again after seizure...

    Dad perked up again after seizure
    http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?72038
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    Having an isolation switch on the wall operated...

    Having an isolation switch on the wall operated with a key, or protected by a lockable cover, shouldn't be terribly expensive.

    It may be worth it if you do want other people to be able to use the...
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    So: even though medical care is solely...

    So: even though medical care is solely palliative, the doctor doesn't consider not attempting resuscitation to be a logical consequence?

    And even though your mother does not have capacity, the GP...
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    Does she go out on her own (so she really needs...

    Does she go out on her own (so she really needs the keys)?

    Can you attach the keys to something that she always takes with her (such as her handbag)?

    Does she 'hide' the keys somewhere in the...
  25. Thread: simpleminds

    by nmintueo
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    Controlling outgoing calls...

    Controlling outgoing calls
    http://forum.alzheimers.org.uk/showthread.php?55116#post726890
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