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How to apply for Attendance Allowance - what you need to know - Part 1

... How to apply for Attendance Allowance- what you need to know- Part 1 eldercare, money, finance, care fees, It's easy enough to say you can apply for this or that to help support your parents, but just how difficult is the practice ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1

... NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 1 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS People with a "primary health need" could be eligible for NHS Continuing Healthcare financial support but it's not a service that's widely advertised. Independent adviser Roger D ...

How can family trusts help to protect assets? (Part 1)

... How can family trusts help to protect assets? (Part 1) inheritance tax, assets, property, will, trusts, When it comes to organising finances, whether for yourself or a parent, the idea of trusts can be both confusing and daunting. ...

Winter driving part 1: Being prepared

... Winter driving part 1: Being prepared driving, weather, car, emergency Winter brings its own driving challenges as the roads flood or freeze and many more journeys are taken in the dark. Dave Hall, ex-police driver and now a driver trainer operating CAT Driving ...

NHS fully-funded care for people with primary health needs – part 2

... health needs – part 2 NHS, CONTINUING HEALTHCARE, CARE COSTS Following his discussion of who can claim NHS Continuing Healthcare funding in part 1 of this article, independent adviser Roger Burgess explains the steps that applicants will go through to make their claim. He provides comment ...

Father's Day gift guide

... . Luxury gifts As Marylebone Cricket Club celebrates the bicentenary of the Lord's Ground, the Lord's endorsed bench from Scotts of Thrapston's starts at 1,200 and the Lord's Clock Tower from 3,000. The past, present and future Sainsbury's is selling a whole range ...

What to do when a parent dies

... GP surgery or the hospital and they'll give you advice on what needs to happen next. What to do in the first few days 1. Get a medical certificate. You can get this from a doctor. If your parent died in hospital, this will be ...

Helping parents to avoid depression

... be making a return. We asked the Mental Health Foundation for some advice on preventing depression in later life. They point out that 1 in 4 of us has a mental health problem at some point in our lives, and older people may have a greater risk ...

The Care Act 2014 - what does it mean for you?

... the most significant piece of legislation in this area for 60 years. The majority of the provisions of the Care Act were implemented on 1 April 2015, with others due to follow in April 2016. Duties of local authorities The Care Act introduces the following general duties ...

Myths about Lasting Powers of Attorney

... Enduring Power of Attorney"Lasting Powers of Attorney (" LPA") replaced Enduring Powers of Attorney (" EPA") on 1 October 2007. EPAs made before that date remain valid and can continue to be used. However, EPAs only relate to property ...