Older people in England are living longer than ever before and while this means our loved ones remain with us for longer, it also brings the increased likelihood of poor health and onset of illnesses such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Sufferers of these debilitating diseases can present challenging behaviour that can be hard to cope with and sadly there has been a growth in elder abuse in recent years. What is Elder Abuse? Elder abuse can take place in any location, from care homes and

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By 2021, there will be one million people in the UK with dementia. The diagnosis of a loved one can bring unexpected challenges to family and friends as they begin to understand the ramifications of dementia. One often overlooked problem is the potential for fraud and financial abuse that dementia sufferers can be vulnerable to. A 2011 report by the Alzheimer’s Society into financial abuse encountered by dementia sufferers shed light on this major problem and called for strong measures to

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Finding yourself falsely accused of a crime is a harrowing experience. When the accusation is made for malicious reasons, rather than being an innocent mistake, it is important not only to appoint a solicitor with extensive experience in this area to challenge the accusation but to get advice and guidance on how else to go about setting the record straight. Why People Make False Allegations In a high percentage of cases, false allegations are the result of a mistake or misunderstanding. This

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Over the years our team has supported charitable fundraising and donations, Breast Cancer Care and Snowdrop are the worthy causes which we continue to promote through individual and team efforts throughout 2017 – check out our latest Tweets to see our recent fund raising efforts and our JustGiving page to see what we have raised so far. Hopefully these will inspire you to undertake your own fund raising activities in 2017.

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We often hear characters in TV crime drama talking about someone ‘perverting the course of justice’ but what exactly does that mean? This serious criminal offence, which can carry a sentence of life imprisonment, occurs when someone prevents justice from being served on themselves or another party by intimidating or interfering with witnesses, jurors or judges, or tampering with, disposing of or fabricating evidence, and false allegations by accusing someone of a crime which leads to them

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