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My mum has just gone into care due to dementia. She does
My mum has just gone into care due to dementia. She does have savings, but I don't know how much. My sister who has lived with her for the past few years, as her carer, will soon put mum's house up fo… read more
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Restricted access to my mother:At present I am being restricted
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A grandparent has died and left some money to my mum. My mum
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Under the Freedom of Information Act (or other means) can I
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my elderly father is in a care home and he has vascular dementia,my
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my mother has just gone into residential care. I know that
my mother has just gone into residential care. I know that she is able to keep 23,500 of her money, is there a way i can limit the amount of money that the council can take towards her care. I am an o… read more
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My brother pressured my mother (who was ill with alzheimers
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