Appointing someone to make decisions about where you live
A Lasting Power of Attorney is a legal tool that can give a person of your choosing the authority to make decisions for you, if you can’t make them yourself. Information about this is available on the gov.uk website.
An advance statement can allow you to set down your preferences, wishes, beliefs and values regarding your future care, including where you would like to be cared for (e.g. at home, in a hospital, in a nursing home, or in a hospice).
If you are considering appointing someone to make decisions about where you live, you may also want to talk to family and friends about this.