Dementia Awareness Week 2017 – Together we will beat dementia!

By Clarkes

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia can be a terribly frightening experience, for both you and your loved ones.  At Clarkes, several of us are Dementia Friends, and have been trained in and are committed to delivering services to those members of the public who are suffering with symptoms of dementia such as memory loss, confusion, anxiety and fear, in a sympathetic and appropriate manner.

There will be a lot of elements to dealing with the illness that you may want to consider.  If you have any concerns about how to deal with the legal aspects of your planning, we are here to give you advice on practical steps such as making wills, putting Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) in place, and making deputyship applications.

As dementia progresses, many people will become increasingly dependent on their families.  Ensuring that you have Lasting Powers of Attorney in place, can give you peace of mind that, should the need arise, your wishes will be carried out with regards to health decisions, your property, and your finances.  If there is a loss of capacity without an LPA in place, we have the ability to help your families by applying for a Deputyship Order.

At Clarkes, our lawyers proudly dedicate their time, understanding and empathy to our clients.  Talking to a legal professional can help to alleviate some of your concerns and put your affairs in order in the way that you decide, taking some of the uncertainty out of your future.

For further information on our private client services, please email contact our specialist teams in:

Telford:   01952 291666

Shrewsbury:   01743 231531

Newport:   01952 281060