Clinical negligence claims in relation to services provided by care homes and nursing homes are sadly becoming increasingly common. Our team of solicitors is experienced in dealing with cases against care homes where poor treatment has led to the injury or death of vulnerable residents.
Louise Mathias-Williams has become an accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) after successfully completing the Older Client Law in Practice Award.
The NHS celebrated its 70th birthday in July 2018. Since its creation it has sought to make good healthcare accessible to us all, regardless of our financial means.
Louise Mathias-Williams set out the lessons from the Public Guardian’s recent decision over severance applications.
Thomson Snell & Passmore has responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on the law of wills.
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We are pleased to receive, for another year, the accolade from eprivateclient of being listed as one of the Top 25 Law Firms in the UK.
The Care Quality Commission has recently released two guidance notes on the use of surveillance to monitor the delivery of health and social care services. This guidance follows the abuse scandal at Winterbourne View, which was exposed following covert filming by the BBC. Since the exposure, there has been much public debate about the use of surveillance in care homes and the moral, practical and legal implications of doing so.
The appointment of a deputy under the Mental Capacity Act is a significant responsibility and a responsibility which continues to grow. All deputies who act as employer must now also be sure that the legislative obligations under the Pensions Act 2008 are fully considered and met.
In an increasingly competitive and international economy, it is more and more usual to seek new opportunities abroad. However, the lure of exciting new prospects will invariably weigh against concern for those left behind – not just friends and familiar faces, but parents and other relatives. While it may no longer be possible to call in and check up on elderly parents, there are steps that can be taken to give them the support they need and their far-flung children the reassurance they need.
Each month Thomson Snell & Passmore will be answering frequently asked questions from across the practice.
Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore is delighted to announce today that the firm’s Private Client team has once again been included in Private Client Practitioner magazine’s “Top 25 Law Firms”. This is the fourth consecutive year that the team has been included in the highly regarded rankings.