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The importance of having Powers of Attorney in place

If you have older parents, brothers and sisters relative and friends and if you are an older person yourself than I would strongly recommend that you or your relatives and friends have Powers of Attorney in place. This advice would be extended to anyone about to undergo major surgery or undergoing treatments for serious medical conditions. As one of Ireland’s leading Advisers on the Nursing Home Support Scheme- Fair Deal, I regularly come across situations […]

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There is no need to fear the Fair Deal

In my work advising people on the Fair Deal -Nursing Home Support Scheme I regularly come across potential applicants and their families who are fearful of the financial implications that the Fair Deal will have on them. Much of this fear is generated by misinformation given to them by friends relatives and even health care professionals. I have come across people who have been told that they will lose all their savings, will have to […]

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Fair Deal? The Dos and don’ts of Nursing Home Care

The above article in which I feature extensively highlights the complexities that some potential Fair Deal- Nursing Home Support Scheme applicants or those planning for their future face. For those with a good income and assets, it’s not just a case of filling out the forms and submitting the application. To do so without the correct professional advice could be a very costly mistake for the applicant that the applicant potentially will end up paying […]

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