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What is Deprivation of Liberty?

18.12.17

In our previous blog, we discussed the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) and the issue of decision making on behalf of someone who may lack mental capacity to make decisions for themselves. Some of the biggest decisions that need to be made concern where a person lives, how they are cared for and any treatment


How do I set up a Disabled Person’s Trust?

22.11.17

In previous blogs we have covered what a Disabled Person’s Trust is, how it can be used to benefit a disabled person and the advantages and disadvantages of this type of trust. A Disabled Person’s Trust (which some people may refer to as a ‘disabilities trust’) to recap, can only be set up for people


Staying Close –  A healthy, happy relationship with your partner

15.11.17

As part of our ongoing aim to support families in all areas of their lives, we’ve invited Family Therapists Kim Crewe and Lorraine Gillingham of The Crescent Practice to share her thoughts on maintaining healthy relationships.   Are you too emotionally and physically drained at the end of the day to talk to your partner,


Digital Assets

What happens to my Digital Assets when I die?

13.04.17

By Katherine Miller We use online tools and accounts for most aspect of our lives, whether it be online bank accounts, Facebook account or domain name purchases etc. These online accounts and tools are more convenient and make our everyday lives easier to manage. However they can cause problems for family and friends when you