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The old style enduring power of attorney no long exist. Those already created still stand, but you cannot create new ones.
Know you would need to create an LPA. There are two,types , financial and health.
The person granting the power, the donor, must have full capacity to do so, and must full agree to do so. Lawyers would normally speak with the donor in private to ensure both.
If your uncle won’t sign these, then until he has lost capacity not much you can do.
With no LPA and loss of capacity, you could apply to Court of protection to be appointed his Deputy.
You are very welcome, I appreciate some people don’t like signing these. They see it as the start of the end.
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