Category Archives for "Financial and Legal Advice"

What is the average cost of Residential Care in England?

Ask anyone who’s had to negotiate their way through the social care system and you’ll find that working out the cost of  care is about as easy as wading through treacle. Assessment of needBefore any financial costings can be calculated, it is necessary to navigate several hurdles, including :Decisions about the type, and level, of care you […]

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  • 20 November 2015

Registering a Lasting Power of Attorney can provide peace of mind

A diagnosis of dementia is not the end of your life as you know it. Increasingly, people are managing to live, and live well, with the condition for many years before becoming incapacitated.This time is invaluable as it provides the opportunity to plan ahead, sort out your affairs, and most importantly, make your views about […]

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  • 30 October 2015

North Yorkshire launches its dementia-friendly Herbert Protocol

​ North Yorkshire have followed the lead of neighbours, West and South Yorkshire, in implementing a national scheme designed to help people with dementia who go missing. The Herbert Protocol aims to provide the police with quick, detailed information about a person’s background and history in a standardised format that will help speed up the […]

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  • 24 July 2015

Finally, a dementia support guide worth every penny…

​ DEMENTIA : THE ONE-STOP GUIDEPractical advice for families, professionals, and people living with dementia and Alzheimer’s diseaseby Professor June Andrews Professor June Andrews has a well earned reputation for her work in the fields of social care and dementia. As Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) based at the University of Stirling, […]

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  • 9 July 2015