"Thanks so much for all your help, advice, patience and effort from day one to today - I can’t imagine how this would have turned out without your skill and stamina."
- A son acting for his mother in a care fees dispute
"Your impact has definitely been felt by all involved, it’s efficient, intelligent and dynamic. I can feel that the opposing party are raising their standards, as soon as they hear from you."
- Sister of disabled man challenging care package
Powers of attorney and deputyships: The resident's move from their own home to residential care is often unplanned. It may come following a fall and a hospital admission or an incident which discloses that independent living is no longer safe. Decisions need to be made and relatives suddenly realise they have no power to make them. They are running to catch up right from the outset.
Wrigleys experienced service can put relatives in control by obtaining the right representative power as soon as possible.
The following is just incidental notes
The United Kingdom is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Article 19 states:
Living independently and being included in the community
States Parties to the present Convention recognize the equal right of all persons with disabilities to live in the community, with choices equal to others, and shall take effective and appropriate measures to facilitate full enjoyment by persons with disabilities of this right and their full inclusion and participation in the community, including by ensuring that:
a) Persons with disabilities have the opportunity to choose their place of residence and where and with whom they live on an equal basis with others and are not obliged to live in a particular living arrangement;
b) Persons with disabilities have access to a range of in-home, residential and other community support services, including personal assistance necessary to support living and inclusion in the community, and to prevent isolation or segregation from the community;
c) Community services and facilities for the general population are available on an equal basis to persons with disabilities and are responsive to their needs.