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Eldercare news – late July 2019

In our latest round-up of news for anyone supporting older family and friends, you can find: Unqualified care workers Scotland care complaints Care prosecutions in England Family spending on care homes Postcode lottery for healthcare funding Plans to take pressure off GPs Inappropriate referrals to GPs from 111 App to diagnose UTIs Changes to Family […]

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News bites

This week’s eldercare news looks at Carer’s Credit; price rises for dental care, probate, mobile phones and more; e-prescriptions for some controlled drugs; reasons to take more Vitamin D; good practice for private care providers; feeling younger by being in control; and PIP reviews Heard of Carer’s Credit? You may be missing out The Telegraph […]

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What happens if a relative dies intestate?

The death of a relative is always a difficult emotional time for the surviving family members and friends, but if the deceased died without having made a valid Last Will and Testament, additional stresses can be placed upon the family and friends when it’s time to deal with the disbursal of the deceased’s estate. Probate […]

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How to contest a will and why

There are all sorts of reasons why people might be unhappy about the contents of a will, from concern about undue influence to surprise at who’s received what. For anyone who wants to contest a will after the fact, it’s a complicated and arduous process. David Williamson of Coles Solicitors explains why and how. Understanding […]

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