The Gregg Latchams Long-Term and Elderly Care team aim to improve the quality of life, restoring dignity, independence and empowerment by taking a multi disciplinary approach to solving complex care problems.
- 16 December 2019
- South West
- Law, Legal
- Local Alliances:
- Bristol Dementia Action Alliance, South Gloucestershire Dementia Action Alliance
1. Action Plan
1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?
We can advise & assist those living with dementia & their carers by providing advice & assistance about:
Advance Decisions ('Living Wills')Being a attorneys or Court appointed DeputyAsset DisputesBest Interest Decisions & MeetingsChallenging NHS Continuing Health Care FundingCo-Owned PropertyCourt of ProtectionDischarge from hospitalFinancial Management for Vulnerable AdultsGratuitous Care PaymentsGuardianship for Missing PersonsLocal Authority Financial Assessment & BenefitsLocal Authority Care AssessmentsMaking GiftsMental CapacityProperty OwnershipSafeguarding Adults & Children at Risk
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
Our lawyers are specialists in their field and work with those with capacity issues on a regular basis. We are part of a much wider network of individuals with person centred support at the heart of what we do.
1. Support clients with impaired capacity to access legal services in an appropriate way
Undertake dementia friends training for staff
To support our local DAA