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Don’t be rushed into completing your Fair Deal Application Form

Completing the application form for the Nursing Home Support Scheme/Fair Deal can be a complicated process and errors and or omissions can have serious consequences for the applicants and their families. In my work at Fair Deal Advice we often have Clients engaging our services to help untangle and correct the consequences of incorrectly completed application forms. This has often resulted in over and under payment of the Applicant’s contribution towards the cost of care. […]

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 […]

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 […]