Category: Elderly Care
Mind the Gap; financial exploitation of our vulnerable elderly in the time of Covid
As a solicitor specialising in financial abuse, the most difficult cases for me are those where I’m told about abuse […]
Can you get NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding for Dementia?
NHS Continuing Healthcare is the name given to funding which is provided by your local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and […]
Do I have to sell my home to pay for care home fees?
By law, you are required to pay in full for your own care home fees if your available capital exceeds […]
Home, sweet home…?
A bulletin issued by the Office for National Statistics today reveals that of the adults surveyed in Great Britain, almost […]
What will happen to your home when you die?
If you own your own home, you want to make sure it goes to the right person or people after […]
Statutory Wills; how you can have a Will written for you by a judge
The law is full of fascinating and quirky oddities. One that is little known is that a court has the […]
Why the law on marriage needs to be changed?
A ‘predatory marriage’ is one where the vulnerability of a person is exploited by someone inducing them to marry. The […]
Cohabiting Older Couples – Three things you need to know
Living together could be bad for your wealth. A study by the Office of National Statistics in 2017 confirmed that […]
Coercive Control of the Elderly
We’ve all become more familiar recently with the expression ‘coercive control’ in the context of domestic abuse. Coercive control is […]