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Editor’s foreword: A new beginning

Our magazine is the key source of professional elder-care related information for solicitors, financial advisers and certain groups of health-care professionals. It has an established national readership of many thousands and a reputation to match. Its written coverage is provided by “us”, its readers, which makes it “ours”.

17 July 2003

Contributions nowadays range from members of the Court of Protection and its support services, to professional legal and financial practices, members of the bar, organisations including Age Concern, Contact the Elderly, Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) and National Home Fees Agency. This is, as they say, to name but a few. There are so many who have been involved in the last twelve months alone.

It is quite amazing to consider the progress that has been made since ECA was founded. The subject of elder-care advice was a real Cinderella discipline ten years ago. In fact, even the seven dwarves tended to steer clear. It was hidden among the lawyer’s probate files if it existed at all. “Nous avons changé tout cela” – “We have changed all that” (Poquelin), is too arrogant an assertion to make. But ECA and its readership, which means you, have played more than a mere walk on part. Now it is a vibrant, growing professional discipline with new members every wee...

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