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Farther has dementia,i live with him. will social services

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farther has dementia,i live with him. will social services take the house to pay for care if he cannot look after himself in the future?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Thank you for your question.
My name is Clare
I will do my best to help you but I need some further information first.
How old are you and who owns the property?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i am 44,my farther is the home owner
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
Hi
Are you in anyway incapacitated and what financial contribution do you make to the property?
Clare
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no i am not incapacitated in any way,just pay keep on weekly basis
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
have you always lived with him?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yes i have,cant afford a place of my ownthough, i know he has made a will, leaving the house to me but what about dementia and payin for care?
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
May I ask - was your mother a joint owner and what happened?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
my mother passed away 17 years ago,so my farther was sole owner
Expert:  Clare replied 2 years ago.
I seeCan you raise a mortgage at all?