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Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners. – A new publication from Wrigleys

February 2018

Our book launch saw solicitor and author Austin Thornton introduce his book; Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners

With an ageing population and resources being stretched to their limit, people are getting more concerned about how to pay for residential care for themselves or family members. With a sequence of government reviews having taken place over the last 20 years, the issues around the funding of care for the elderly remain unresolved. The problems of caring and paying for the vulnerable elderly are often confusing for both family members and their legal advisers.  Private Client practitioners are expected to know the finer details about a wide range of topics to help their clients, so the new edition of the guide is a useful resource to have to hand, Austin Thornton is the co-author of the previous editions of this title. The new edition is a complete rewrite, which has been necessitated by the introduction of the Care Act 2014 and the repeal of the previous law. 

Attending the book launch were independent private practitioners, solicitors from law firms with an interest in aiding and understanding their client's needs, and the firm's close contacts to support those who have put so much time and effort into completing the latest edition of the guide.

About Austin Thornton

 Austin Thornton began his legal career in the charitable advice sector providing and qualified as a solicitor 1995.  Austin joined the Sheffield office at Wrigleys Solicitors LLP in 2010 where he specialises in community care and Court of Protection deputyship work. He has provided expert witness reports with regard to the impact of statutory funding on damages recovery in personal injury cases and is often consulted by other solicitors relating to community care issues affecting their cases.

If you are interested in finding out more about the book please contact Austin Thornton at Wrigleys Solicitors or the book can be bought online at The Ark Group publisher's website here.

 

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Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners. – A new publication from Wrigleys

Our book launch saw solicitor and author Austin Thornton introduce his book; Paying For Residential Care: A Guide For Private Client Practitioners

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Carillion and schools

There has been a lot in the news about the appointment of a liquidator for Carillion and what this could mean for existing contracts with schools.

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Community rights

This article sets out a summary of the community rights and powers introduced by the Localism Act 2011 and how they can be used by community groups.

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Religious life:

Date: 21 Feb 2018

Venue: Wheeler Hall, Leeds Cathedral, St Anne's Street, Leeds

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The Academies Event 2018: The future of state schooling

Date: 28 Feb 2018

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The 2nd Regional Learning Improvement and Innovation Show

Date: 01 Mar 2018

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