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What to do if you suspect abuse in your parent's care home

... So what do we do if we feel like they're abusing that position of trust and harming our parent? We've gathered tips from various safeguarding organisations on what to do if you suspect abuse in your parent's care home. What is considered abuse? Action on Elder Abuse ...

How can I get mum to take my worries about her seriously?

... How can I get mum to take my worries about her seriously? SOCIAL CARE, ELDERCARE, SAFEGUARDING, MOBILITY Dear Lesley I'm so worried about my mum. She's had two falls in the last few months, with the last one resulting in her cutting her ...

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

... to anyone who meets the criteria for the scheme and they are able to charge interest and administration charges incurred in providing the agreement. Safeguarding The Care Act introduces various safeguarding obligations on local authorities and creates new penalties (both civil and criminal). Independent advocacy Local ...

How a game of pairs helped gauge grandad's dementia

... , the memory of his family, and then the idea for a personalised pairs game dawned on me. Family photos have always been safeguarded by mum's who tell you not to put your fingers on them, to hold the edges because they're precious keepsakes. Our photos ...

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

... on keeping their assets secure. A family discretionary trust, for example, would work well for someone who is married and wants to safeguard assets appointing children as beneficiaries and ensuring their estate is passed on to the next generation. Trustees are appointed who are required to ...

What to expect from live-in care for your parent

... are carried out by all good agencies should stop things going wrong. But sometimes they do. All good agencies will have a clear safeguarding procedure, to deal swiftly with any allegation of abuse or wrongdoing, which you should be able to see at any point. ...

How to fund care home fees through investment

... maybe you're right. But it's important to understand the intricacies of the care system and how to fund future care costs in order to safeguard your finances. If you feel you would benefit from a free initial consultation or if you would like to receive a copy of ...

Treatment and care to slow the progress of dementia

... is essential and with many more set to be affected by dementia by 2051, we would argue that more needs to be done to safeguard the future of those who are yet to be born. This article was written in December 2015. If you found this article ...

Is a pet for your parent a good idea?

... parent's pet continues to be cared for after they've gone. An arrangement between your parent and the Trust can be made in advance to safeguard their pet's future without them. A similar legal agreement can be made with the RSPCA's Home for Life service which promises to find ...