9781861347145

Older People And the Law

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    9781861347145

  • ISBN10:

    1861347146

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-11-01
  • Publisher: Policy Pr
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Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition v
Table of cases vii
Table of statutes, statutory instruments and treaties x
Introduction 1(8)
one Social care in the community 9(44)
Assessment
9(5)
Community care services provision
14(6)
Disability services
20(6)
Importance of the care plan
26(3)
Reviews
29(1)
Direct payments
30(3)
Carers' assessments and carers' services
33(4)
Abuse of older people
37(6)
Challenging decisions
43(10)
two Health care needs 53(38)
Legal basis of NHS care
54(1)
Responsibility for community health care
55(1)
Joint working
56(1)
NSF for older people
57(2)
Intermediate care
59(1)
NHS continuing care
60(2)
NHS treatment abroad
62(1)
Hospital discharge
63(2)
Palliative care
65(1)
Consent to treatment
66(1)
Mental incapacity
66(4)
End of life issues
70(3)
Mental health
73(14)
Challenging health care decisions
87(4)
three Housing and residential care 91(20)
Housing
91(3)
Homelessness
94(2)
Entering residential care
96(15)
four Financial management 111(26)
Appointeeship
112(1)
Power of attorney
112(3)
Court of Protection receivership
115(3)
Lifetime gifts
118(1)
Equity release schemes
118(1)
Undue influence
119(1)
Employment rights in older age
120(1)
Pensions
121(2)
Social security benefits
123
Charging for non-residential services
13(120)
Paying for residential care
133(4)
five Death and family provision 137(10)
Funeral arrangements
137(1)
Coroners
138(2)
Distribution of estate
140(2)
Family provision
142(1)
Taxation
143(4)
Conclusion 147(2)
Appendix: List of organisations 149(8)
References 157(8)
Index 165

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