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Why do I need to know about Personal Health Budgets now?

... Why do I need to know about Personal Health Budgets now? nhs, eldercare, social care, money, finance From April 2014 people who qualify for fully-funded NHS Continuing Health Care have the right to ask for a Personal Health Budget. As with so many ...

10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late

... 10 questions to ask your parents before it's too late death, probate, funeral, power of attorney, finances There are some questions that are really hard to ask, but knowing the answers can greatly relieve the pressure in times of emergency or end of life ...

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 ...

How to manage your parent's financial affairs

... How to manage your parent's financial affairs money, finances, power of attorney, welfare Associate Solicitor Stuart Adams, from Penningtons Manches LLP, shares his advice on how to deal with organisations such as banks, building societies and utility companies on your parent's behalf when ...

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare?

... What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? NHS, ELDERCARE, SOCIAL CARE, MONEY, FINANCE, As our parent's get older their healthcare needs can change considerably. With complicated health conditions comes lengthy NHS and local authority assessments that can leave both you and your parent in ...

Should you be paying care home top-up fees?

... Should you be paying care home top-up fees? care fees, money, finance, social care, eldercare If a care home resident is funded by their local authority, then families are allowed to contribute top-up fees to give them more choice in where they live ...

Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules

... Care fees funding and deprivation of assets: the rules care fees, money, finance, assets, social care Member of Solicitors for the Elderly and Associate with Clarke Willmott LLP Heledd Wyn shares how to protect your parent from the possible pitfalls of a Local Authority ...

How to claim a lost pension

... How to claim a lost pension pension, finances, money Once your parent passes retirement age it's likely they'll be living off a number of pension pots. With most people moving jobs an average of 11 times during their working career it can be easy to lose ...

FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney

... FAQ: Appointing Lasting Power of Attorney Power of Attorney, property, finances, welfare Many people have a basic knowledge of what an Attorney does, but are concerned that appointing an Attorney will automatically mean they give up their independence over their property and financial affairs ...

Home - When They Get Older

... advice on general questions to ask but here are a few more thoughts for you to consider. Read more Tax benefits for older people FINANCE TAX BENEFITS ATTENDANCE ALLOWANCE When you're helping relatives and friends to manage their finances as they get older, there are several questions you ...