Abuse

Abuse guidance:

Financial abuse of the elderly by carers or members of their own family sadly seems to be on the increase. This can take the form of: • people pilfering money or assets...

Practice Note

It will come as no surprise to practitioners that their older clients are the most vulnerable to financial abuse. Often that abuse is not discovered until after it has...

Practice Note

Enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) and lasting powers of attorney (LPAs) enable a person's affairs to be managed in the event that they lack capacity to personally manage...

Practice Note

The physical and emotional abuse of the elderly is a problem that can be difficult to detect and to prevent. The Department of Health statutory guidance of October 2014,...

Practice Note