Why have a Will?

A Will is an important document to get in place at any point throughout your life. However, it can be of particular importance following a diagnosis of dementia to ensure your wishes and preferences are clear.Capacity to make...

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...

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...