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What is a Deputy?

What is a Deputy? • A Deputy is someone appointed by the Court of Protection to make decisions for and manage the affairs of someone unable to do so for themselves. • The Deputy will act either until the patient dies or if they regain capacity to make decisions for themselves. • The Deputy is…
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Dying Matters Week 2018

This week, the 14th to 20th May, is Dying Matters Week Q: What is it about? A: In 2009, the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) set up the Dying Matters Coalition to promote public awareness of dying, death and bereavement. Q: What are their aims? A: The Mission is to help people talk more…
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