Just wanted to ask about the legalities of ‘Do not Resuscitate’ notices. I have POA for my Mum diagnosed with dementia 10 years ago. I have POA for finances but not health and well-being. My Mum has been in residential care for 18 months. Recently I was asked to sign her care plan and there was a section on there about whether a DNAR was in place or not. I assumed that as I do not have POA for health and well-being it is not my decision to make. If my Mum fell sick I would want her to be treated but if she needed resuscitation I would not want her to be brutally pounded and possibly injured at the age of 94, she too said she wouldn’t want this but that was several years ago and there is nothing in writing. The care staff said I can make this decision even without the POA for health but is that correct? It seems that could be open to all sorts and I feel uneasy about doing it unless I know the decision would legally lie with me.