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The Law and Elderly People

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ISBN13: 9780421498501
ISBN: 0421498501
Published: March 1995
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This book provides wide ranging discussion on all issues of importance for those whose job it is to give advice to the elderly and those caring for them. The book divides issues into those that concern the person and those that deal with their property, and voluntary and compulsory powers (a distinction based on whether or not an individual falls within the compulsory powers of the Mental Health Act 1983). * Focuses on legal issues as well as social policy considerations, in one single volume * Examines NHS and residential care * Includes detailed coverage of the financial affairs of the elderly.

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Include: Delivery of services. Community care. Provision of National Health Services. Residential care. Inspecting residential care. Complaints procedures. Compulsory intervention. Abuse of the elderly. Homelessness. Welfare benefits and finance. Delegation of financial responsibility. Wills, intestacy and family provision. Formalities of death.