Elderly Client

Recent Features and Opinion


Helping hands


Sophie O’Connell reviews the latest edition of the Law Society’s Elderly Client Handbook

Fiona Heald

Simply topping


Fiona Heald presents a guide to the sometimes complex rules around third-party top-up fees for care payments

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Lurking behind lockdown

2020-08-11T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Lockdown has been stressful for most of us, even more so for elderly and vulnerable people – who are at increased risk of financial abuse at a time when they are even more reliant on the support of others. Heledd Wyn explains how you can help


Handle with care


Sophie O’Connell looks at the impact of new coronavirus legislation on the care duties of local authorities


Get the message


In the second of a two-part article on effective client communication, Fiona du Feu looks at the different – and not always obvious – ways in which clients may be vulnerable, and how your firm can best support them

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Easy to understand


We all know it’s highly likely that when client communication goes wrong, complaints can follow. But even if you think you’re communicating well, are you really being understood, especially by vulnerable clients? Fiona du Feu explains

Paul Garwood

Workshop: Pensions

2019-09-17T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Luke Brooks and Paul Garwood sum up their workshop on pensions.

Helen Clarke

Workshop: Elderly client care and the Mental Capacity Act 2005


Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. Helen Clarke rounds up hers on elderly client care and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

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