Make It Your Decision

Make It Your Decision

Jun 19, 2017

Update – June 2017 Making an Advance Decision is now easier An Advance Decision allows you to record any treatments that you do not want to be given in the […]

Belinda Schwehr on CASCAIDr

How to fund Care Act advice?

Nov 29, 2016

Belinda Schwehr, expert in adult social care law, explains a radical new approach to ensuring that people can access proper advice about the Care Act; now more essential than ever, […]

LA Monitoring Officer

Taking on a Local Authority

Apr 20, 2016

What to do when you have a problem with social care services? We frequently receive emails and phone calls from people who have a problem with services they receive from […]

McKenzie friend and lay representative service

Meet your McKenzie friend!

This article has been contributed by Sophie Daws, who not only cares for three children with disabilities, but also provides a lay representative and “McKenzie friend” service for people trying […]

Care Act training

Care Act training

May 26, 2015

The Care Act, which came into effect last month, represents a sea change in the delivery of social care for adults – which makes it a potential legal minefield for […]

Aurum bariatric chair from Benmor Medical

Moving & Handling People 2015

Jan 27, 2015

Moving & Handling People, the regular annual event designed for care professionals is currently taking place at a new venue, the Human Rights Action Centre complex in central London. As […]