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there is no power of attorney as that died when her husband died, as she has no mental capacity and has been assessed, a new power of attorney cannot be made. I am hoping to apply to the court to become a Deputy and I have invited her stepson to become one with me, but he does not acknoledge any request. She is living in a care/nursing home, which is 172 miles in each direction from the stepson and his siblings and none of them have visited for 10 weeks. I visit every two. It is 72 miles from my home in each direction, and the Care home that I have looked at is only 20 minutes from my home and other blood family members.
He is not refusing access he is refusing to allow her to be moved from that home, to one nearer to all of us and that I can vit twice weekly to mon itor her care. He does not talk to me he just phoned the home which was several months ago and told them No and they are listening to him rather than me.
She is on Continuing Care, which I believe is paid by the Health Authority, and apprently can be transferred to another Count, she is in Caldecott in Wales and I am in Wiltshire the step siblings are mostly in Essex. The stepson has control of her bank I believe and definately her Pension, which can only be transferred if he agrees. But since I have been kept out of the picture in all things I have no way of knowing anything else. But , currently my main direction is her health and welfare, as I have concerns about her care at the current home and I have forced a meeting with thm for next saturday, but they will only discuss the care home issues and not my application to have my sister moved, the home that I have looked at at has been approved. I am going down the road of not acting in her best interest
thank you very much for all the information, it will be of great help to all of us ultimately to the benefit of my sister.