What is a Deprivation of Liberty?

If you have a relative with Alzheimer’s you may not think twice about locking the door for their own safekeeping. However, this can have serious implications and may be deprivation of that person’s liberty. No doubt many peop...

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Many people with Alzheimer’s may eventually have to move into a care home once their Alzheimer’s a progresses to a certain stage or if they have other illnesses or disabilities that make it difficult for them to remain at hom...

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...

Ashtons appoints three further ‘home grown’ Solicitors

Ashtons is delighted to announce that another three staff have qualified as solicitors with the firm in the current financial year following completion of their training contracts. Sophie Howard, Krupa Shiani and Francesca Tu...