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Last updated:
19/10/2018

Understanding your options

  1. Overview
  2. Understanding your options
  3. Speaking on my behalf
  4. Claiming benefits
  5. Tax credits
  6. What is Lasting Power of Attorney?
  7. What is a Court of Protection appointed Deputy?
  8. Which bills are most important to pay first?
  9. Next steps

If you are unwell because of your mental health you might need some extra help with managing your money. This might be because you are in hospital, or you might struggle with bills or paperwork, or find it hard to control your spending.

There are a number of different ways that you can give permission to your carer, friend or relative so they can help you with your finances. If you become very unwell and lose capacity to make decisions about your finances, your carer, friend or relative can make an application themselves to manage your money.

There are a number of different ways that you can give permission to your carer, friend or relative so they can help you with your finances.

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  1. Overview
  2. Understanding your options
  3. Speaking on my behalf
  4. Claiming benefits
  5. Tax credits
  6. What is Lasting Power of Attorney?
  7. What is a Court of Protection appointed Deputy?
  8. Which bills are most important to pay first?
  9. Next steps
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