This judgment is not surprising when you consider the facts even briefly. It never fails to surprise me how much individuals think they can get away with as 'legitimate expenses'.
If in any doubt, seek professional advice at an early stage.
It did not take long for the judge to issue the order revoking Martin’s power of attorney. One would be “hard pressed”, he declared, to find a more callous and calculating attorney, who has so flagrantly abused his position of trust. Martin hasn’t paid his mother a personal allowance since June 2014 because toiletries were free in her previous residential care home and he resents having to pay for them now in the nursing home in which she has been living since February 2013. He even begrudges her having her hair tinted.