Keep a caring eye on your loved one’s finances through text messages

Keep a caring eye on your loved one’s finances through text messages Many of us care for loved ones who need a bit of extra support when it comes to managing their finances. Whether that’s because of dementia, a learning difficulty, mental health problems or any other impairment, managing money can be a challenge for …


“Disregards”, Deferred Payment Agreements and the “Dementia Tax”

“Disregards”, Deferred Payment Agreements and the “Dementia Tax” In a recently published academic paper, I unwittingly considered the background to what was to become the “Dementia Tax” debate. There were many frustrating elements to that debate. For a start, the Conservatives’ proposal was not a tax in the true sense, but a liability to fund …


Where there’s a Will there’s a way: the importance of making a Will

It is estimated that approximately 60% of the UK adult population has not made a Will. This is remarkable in a world of ever more complex families and an increasingly litigious population. So if you are one of the 60%, don’t put off the important and relatively easy step of making a Will any longer. …

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10 reasons why a Lasting Power of Attorney is important for people of all ages

10 reasons why a Lasting Power of Attorney is important for people of all ages 1. As we live longer lives, incapacity issues will continue to increase. Due to advancements in medicine, the average life expectancy in the UK is on the increase. However, with increasing life expectancy comes an increase in the number of …

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Toilet adaptations – helping you stay in your own home

Head to the loo and stay at home A blog by Robin Tuffley from@ Clos-o-Mat, Britain’s market leader in toilet solutions for elderly & disabled people, at and away from home. A bit of background Would you be surprised to know on average we go to the toilet eight times a day? Would you like …


Paying for your care costs – Be cautious about giving away your property

A blog by Dr Brian Sloan, a legal academic specialising in family and property law.  In this blog, Brian comments on the delayed cap on care costs and cautioning against giving away your property prior to going in to care. The delay in the cap on care costs The Care Act 2014 facilitates a cap on …

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