Lasting Power of Attorney

A Guide to the LPA and How to Set It Up

Lasting Power of Attorney

Not just a book about the what and how, this read first sets out the importance of LPA in Singapore context, why it is needed and the dire consequences of not having one. It also dispels myths and misconceptions about LPAs.

Lasting Power of Attorney

Lasting Power of Attorney

The book highlights the importance of Lasting Power of Attorney; the process of making the LPA and how to register it; the types of Lasting Power of Attorney and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. And it also provides an overview in making a Last Will and Testament.

Mental Capacity Act 2005 code of practice

[2007 final edition]

Mental Capacity Act 2005 code of practice

The Mental capacity Act 2005 provides a statutory framework for people who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves, or for people who want to make provision for a time when they will be unable to make their own decisions. This code of practice, which has statutory force, provides information and guidance about how the Act should work in practice. It explains the principles behind the Act, defines when someone is incapable of making their own decisions and explains what is meant by acting in someone's best interests. It describes the role of the new Court of Protection and the role of Independent Mental Capacity Advocates and sets out the role of the Public Guardian. It also covers medical treatment and the way disputes can be resolved.

Law for Business Students

Law for Business Students

Law for Business Students provides an approachable introduction to the law for those new to the subject or studying law as part of a non-law degree. Alix Adams' writing style brings the subject to life and encourages you to apply the law to your own experiences and the world around you.

Legal Aspects of Nursing

Legal Aspects of Nursing

Now in its 5th edition, this text offers a comprehensive review of the legal aspects of nursing in Great Britain. It covers criminal & civil law, regulation of the NHS & also issues regarding patient rights, such as data protection, treatment consent & confidentiality.

ABC of Geriatric Medicine

ABC of Geriatric Medicine

Demographic trends confirm what clinicians already know - they are spending increasing amounts of time dealing with older people. This new ABC provides an introduction to the new and increasing challenges of treating older patients in a variety of settings. ABC of Geriatric Medicine provides an overview of geriatric medicine in practice. Chapters are written by experts, and are based on the specialty geriatric medicine curriculum in the UK. ABC of Geriatric Medicine is a highly illustrated, informative, and practical source of knowledge, with links to further information and resources. It is an essential guide where management of the ageing population is a major health issue - for hospital and family doctors, students, nurses and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

The Mental Capacity Act 2005: A Guide for Practice

The Mental Capacity Act 2005: A Guide for Practice

In 2007 The Mental Capacity Act came into effect providing a new statutory framework for decision making. This book is a practical guide to working within the requirements of the Act, identifying situations where staff will need to be familiar with the Act and Code of Practice and providing checklists and exercises to help people to ensure compliance with the new requirements. This edition also includes the complete text of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and will be of immense value to Best Interest Assessors.

How To Make Your Own Will 4th Edition

Make life simpler for those you leave behind. Ensure that your estate goes to the people who you want to benefit. Minimise the tax in your estate.

How To Make Your Own Will 4th Edition

This invaluable book really will enable you to prepare your own will. It will alert you to the many and broad ranging matters you should consider, and covers factual and legal requirements and technicalities in language that the lay-person can understand. Author, Gordon Bowley, draws on his thirty years as a family solicitor to suggest the best and most effective ways of ensuring that your estate is easy to deal with by those you leave behind and that it goes to those who you want to benefit. This revised and updated 4th edition includes changes in recent legislation and case law. It includes: - Advice on choosing executors - Specimen forms, sample wills and sample clauses - A glossary clearly explaining any necessary legal terms - Guidance on inheritance tax and tax saving in your will - Information on Living Wills and Powers of Attorney

Mental Capacity Act 2005

Chapter 9; Explanatory Notes

Mental Capacity Act 2005

These notes refer to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (c. 9) (ISBN 0105409057) which received Royal Assent on 7 April 2005.

Working with Older People

Working with Older People

Working with older people has become an increasingly important part of social work education and practice. Whether studying community care, adult services, human growth and development, or social work processes and interventions, this book will be a vital source of information and help. Working with Older People provides a framework of knowledge, skills and values pertinent to qualifying social work courses and the new post-qualifying award in Social Work with Adults, including discussion of: ideas about human development and theories of older age legislation, social policy and social welfare skills for working with older people assessment and care planning partnership working. Written by two experienced educators and practitioners, this key text facilitates individual or group learning through features such as objectives for each chapter, case studies and further reading suggestions. There are numerous activities throughout the book and the final chapter contains pointers to consider for all of the activities. It will be essential reading for social work students and qualified social workers.