Planning Ahead - Newham Council
Making a Will
If you want to be confident that your wishes will be followed after you die, it is important to make a will.
Find out how to pre-pay for your funeral.
Advance Statement and Decision
An Advance Statement allows you to record your preferences, wishes, beliefs and values around your future care.
End of Life Care
Find out how to get support for end of life care
This can be used to support them for a number of years, to replace lost income, or to pay off a large debt such as a mortgage.
Lasting Power of Attorney
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) allows you to give someone you trust the legal power to make decisions on your behalf in case you later become unable to make decisions for yourself or communicate them.
Digital Assets and Legacy
Find out how to grant your loved ones access to your online accounts after your death.
MyWishes Planning Ahead Platform
MyWishes is a free to use, 'tech for good' platform. We will empower you to write your Last Will & Testament, safeguard your Digital Legacy, plan your Funeral, curate a Bucket List, leave Goodbye Messages and make plans for your future health and social care within an Advance Care Plan.
Find out how to make sure your wishes for organ donation are followed.
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Planning Ahead Booklet
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