Article Tag: Elderly Care & Mental Capacity

Macclesfield Solicitor Warns Of Looming Incapacity Crisis

Macclesfield law firm SAS Daniels LLP is supporting a national campaign from Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE), as it warns of a looming incapacity crisis. According to a new report, local residents are amongst those found to be leaving medical and care preferences to chance. The study found 96% of people in the North West… Read more »

Cheshire Solicitor Warns Care Staffing Crisis Is Impacting The Region

A recent report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed that the number of people working in the care industry isn’t meeting the UK’s growing demand, especially with the country’s ageing population. It’s believed a combination of low wages, staff being undervalued and poor career progression are causing an unsustainable care industry, both for… Read more »

Choosing A Care Home: A Step By Step Guide

Going into residential care is far from inevitable – statistics show that only 16% of those aged 85 or over live in a residential care setting*. For some it is a freely made choice to enter a residential care setting, bringing peace of mind and a respite from house bound isolation. For others it will… Read more »