phone 0800 011 3200
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
chat service

Power of attorney

Power of attorney


A power of attorney is a legal document which allows you to plan for the future and is drawn up when you have the capacity to do so.

It gives another person, known as the attorney, the authority to deal with aspects of your affairs.

This could relate to financial/property matters and/or personal welfare.

The information was last updated on: 31st August 2020


How could we improve this website or this page? Please tell us your thoughts.

Find my council

Most care services are coordinated through regional councils and...further text to explain the importance of council and care serve provision/funding.

Find my council

You can contact your local council's social care department for a free assessment. Find their details here.

Scottish Government Scottish NHS