August 2011

August 24, 2011; By: Pauline Morris All About Estates Pauline Morris, one of our social workers and a capacity assessor wrote today’s blog. A lawyer called asking about having his client assessed for Capacity to Manage Property. We decided that this kind of assessment wasn’t needed, and here’s why. The client, a 73-year-old man with […]

August 16, 2011; By: Audrey Miller All About Estates Have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t have a family member who could assume the role of power of attorney for care and finance? Who would look after your best interests and keep your personal wishes at the forefront? Family doesn’t have to […]

August 8, 2011; By: Audrey Miller and Meghan Grondin All About Estates I had previously blogged on hiring a caregiver and understanding what different professional carers can provide. However within the caregiving role, those who have the most 1:1 time are personal support workers, who are an unregulated discipline. Do you know what the difference […]