Having the Capacity to make a Will

Whilst it is important for everyone to consider making and/or updating their Will, it can be particularly important for someone diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. In the early stages of the disease, someone with Alzheimer’s may stil...

World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Launched in 2012, World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is an international campaign that takes place every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia.Two out of every three people globally beli...

Should you have a Health and Welfare LPA?

In light of retired judge Denzil Lush’s comments in the news today regarding the risks of powers of attorney, Octavia Stoodley of Ashtons Legal considers the often forgotten Health and Welfare LPA.A Lasting Power of Attorney...

Are powers of attorney a risk?

Denzil Lush, a retired senior judge of the Court of Protection, has warned of the risks of powers of attorney and the lack of safeguards in the power of attorney system.This has come in the wake of the story of Frank Willett...