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Bloomsburry Family law

Vulnerable Clients

Care home dilemma

Poor treatment at the hands of care home staff is an unfortunate but all too familiar theme; should the vulnerable be cared for at home?

Dealing with dementia

Dementia has now overtaken cancer as the UK's most feared illness for those aged 55 and over1. The total number of people with dementia in the UK is forecast to increase 38 per cent by 20372. So what will this mean for advisers who provide advice to families with a relative living with dementia?

The art of connecting deputies

Court of Protection appointed deputies and trustees all share the same passion for supporting vulnerable individuals. Increasing demands from the Court of Protection, particularly regarding clients' financial and investment management affairs, coupled with a level of practice isolation, inspire practitioners to join our annual Deputy Day events. The opportunity for deputies and trustees to share best practice, concerns and solutions in a confidential and supportive environment has been invaluable for many, and has offered us a unique insight into the role of those who ensure vulnerable individuals have quality of life, for life.

Bound to fail

The failure of the deprivation of liberty safeguards has left us with a system worse than the one it replaced, says Katie Underhill

Morals? What morals?

Creating a 'dementia friendly' society requires more than an injection of money. Who's responsible for changing morals and perceptions?