The law and elderly people

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Sweet & Maxwell, Mar 30, 1995 - Law - 285 pages
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This book provides wide ranging discussion on all issues of importance for those whose job it is to give advice to the elderly and those caring for them. The book divides issues into those that concern the person and those that deal with their property, and voluntary and compulsory powers (a distinction based on whether or not an individual falls within the compulsory powers of the Mental Health Act 1983).* Focuses on legal issues as well as social policy considerations, in one single volume* Examines NHS and residential care* Includes detailed coverage of the financial affairs of the elderly

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Contents

Introduction
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The Delivery of Social Services
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Community Care
11
Copyright

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