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Elderly and Caretakers note: Lasting Power of Attorney

For the elderly and their caretakers, Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a useful document to note as one gracefully ages, the caretakers are empowered to make decisions for him/her should the unforeseen situations come along. 593 more words

General News

Capacity to live with your husband

The Court of Protection case of Re PB (2014)

http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCOP/2014/14.html

The case involved a 72 year old woman PB, whom Norfolk CC considered to lack capacity and also felt that she could not safely live in her own home with her husband TB who was 50 and also said to lack capacity. 5,940 more words

Case Law

Barbecue tongs and police being given power to force entry to a home

Another C-section Court of Protection case. You may have seen the Daily Telegraph piece already

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/10952683/Judge-allows-police-to-break-down-womans-door-for-enforced-caesarean.html

The Telegraph’s reporting is very faithful to the judgment here, and it is more of a factual report than a comment piece.  3,392 more words

Case Law

Management - the last FCEM hurdle

The OSCE has finished and there’s one last hurdle before you can pack the books away……The Management VIVA! Tom and I have put together our… 54 more words

Addressing Health Inequalities Event - final calls for registration!

The ‘Addressing Health Inequalities’ event is now almost at full capacity!

We are pleased to share details of the speakers and are happy to announce that contrary to previous communications tea, coffee and lunch will be provided to all, thanks for… 251 more words

Busy and Exciting Times

Huge thank you to everyone who has been or is helping us as we take forward our plans for the roll-out.  There has been so much happening since we got the wonderful £1million funding… 510 more words

End-of-Life

67. Choosing exactly the right cakes, by law.

A guard tried to stop me taking this photo. That’s Sheffield for you.

 

I’ve picked up a tail on the way to Costa. When I order a Flat White and the enormous jaffa cake, a person behind me in the queue nods, makes notes and ticks boxes. 524 more words