My mother has Dementia & recently went into a care home. I have 2 brothers & 2 sisters who all live overseas. Therefore, I am the one who has been primary carer for the past 5yrs. My mother has a house, money jewellery & possessions. I am listed as her next of kin, her appointee for her Pension (DWP) & Executor of her Will. Unfortunately, I do not have a Power of Attorney. One of my sisters is arriving from overseas tomorrow demanding her house keys, Bank cards, statements, House Deeds & Will. From past experience with some of my siblings they have only shown interest in my mother where money is concerned. I have no doubt what so ever that if I give my sister the house keys she will take anything of any value. Please could you advise me as to any rights (if any) I may have with protecting my mothers property. Everything in her Will is to be divided equally when she dies. As I keep trying to tell my sister, my mother is not dead yet. Thank you Fiona XXXXXX
There is nowhere safe in her house. If I move the valuables elsewhere then I will look like I have taken them for myself.