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My Mother has been diagnosed with Alzheimers. She lives in

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My Mother has been diagnosed with Alzheimers. She lives in her own home and I'm her sole registered carer.
Now, although we share Lasting Power of Attorney over her Financial and Health and Safety, my Brother has suddenly decided her best interest are served by relocating her to his property in Ireland, as soon as Tuesday - inititially in a small room in his own house, whilst a small apartment is built on his 1/2 acre land USING HER SAVINGS !.
Is this legal ?. She doesn't have a clue what's going on, I know from past conversations she doesn't want to go, I Fear that at this time it will be detrimental to her health, and he is already using her funds as his own (he just bought a car and several ferry tickets).
This can't be right - is this not tantamount to kidnapping ?. What about 'Habius Corpus' ?.
I look forward to your comments.
Sincerely.
Steve O'Byrne (Mr. )
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for your question

My name is Clare

i shall do my best to help you but I need some further information first

have you involved Social Services?