How Our Members Help

Supplying Mental Capacity Assessment Reports:
These can be required for a variety of reasons including:
Providing Certificates for a Lasting Power of Attorney
You need an LPA if you need to make decisions on behalf of someone who does not have the capacity to make decisions for themselves. AIVuk members can assess people's abilities and provide the necessary certificate for the court. Read more...
Help with completing Complex Capacity Assessments
In some cases a variety of issues can impact a case. AIVuk members can advise on how to proceed in such cases. Read more...

Background to our Services

On the pages listed below you'll find further information on the legislation and other matters connected with the services AIVuk members can provide.

Mental Capacity Act
The Act that started it all for AIVuk. Our founding members became aware of a need for independent visitors to assist solicitors, deputies and others in their work protecting the vulnerable. Read more...
Financial Vulnerability
This is a broad term, often used to express concern about a person’s financial capabilities and/or describe someone who might be vulnerable to financial abuse. It does not always mean that the individual cannot make their own decisions. Read more...
Health and Welfare
A partner term with "Property and Affairs". and can involve whether someone needs an assessment is needed for a person's capacity to consent to medical treatment, decide where to live or what package of care they should receive. Read more...
Property and Affairs
A technical term which in the world of AIVuk is most often encountered when considering Lasting Powers of Attorney. Read more...