At Cheshire Later Life Hub we want to provide you with various advice and tips from our trusted professionals. 

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Mobility Products

Ranging from household adaptations to mobility scooters and stairlifts.

Financial Advice

Offering clients over the age of 50 advice and guidance on a range of later life lending options.

Care at Home

Support from Care Assistants in your own home able to help with daily living tasks such as personal care, meals, companionship, medication.

Legal Advice

Advice on financial and property affairs, along with health and care; navigating issues regarding care home fees, Will preparation and trust and estate administration.

Carer & Family Support

Independent social care advice for anyone who is unsure of where or how to source appropriate care for a loved one.

Independent Carers

Providing a framework of support and guidance to care seekers so that they can access self-employed carers safely.

What is a Court of Protection appointed Deputy?

What is a Court of Protection appointed Deputy?

If a person lacks mental capacity to make decisions for themselves and they do not have a Lasting Power of Attorney in place, an application can be made to the Court of Protection for a Deputy to be appointed, so that there is someone with legal authority to take...

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What is Estate Administration?

What is Estate Administration?

When someone dies, their Personal Representatives (PR) are legally responsible for their money, property and possessions. You are a PR if you have been named in a person’s Will as their Executor or, if they do not have a Will, if you are entitled to act as an...

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What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a document which allows you to appoint people you trust, to act as your attorney, to make decisions on your behalf. You can make either or both LPAs. Types of Lasting Power of Attorney:  Financial Decisions You can appoint an...

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Why is it important to make a Will?

Why is it important to make a Will?

It is important to make a Will to ensure your assets will pass to the people you choose and to protect the interests of the people you care about. A Will is a legal document which sets out who you would want to receive your assets and who will deal with your estate...

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What are Reconditioned Stairlifts?

What are Reconditioned Stairlifts?

Stairlifts are designed for people who have limited mobility or disability which means they struggle getting up or down the stairs. So, having a stairlift fitted at home, could for those people potentially mean the difference between continuing to live at home...

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7 ways to support someone with Dementia in cold weather

7 ways to support someone with Dementia in cold weather

There are many ways to help your loved one who is living with dementia. Here are some tips on caring for them during the colder months. The winter months can be particularly challenging for people living with dementia, especially when it comes to temperature control....

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Caring for your Mobility Scooters this Winter

Caring for your Mobility Scooters this Winter

We are into the dark, often bitterly cold, winter months and for those of you who are venturing out on your mobility scooters, this time of year can be somewhat challenging. From dark frozen mornings to wet winter days, the conditions aren't always ideal for those of...

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Single Vs Dual Motor Riser Recliner Chairs

Single Vs Dual Motor Riser Recliner Chairs

Families looking for mobility riser recliner chairs for elderly relatives are often faced with several decisions. There's a lot to choose from when it comes to choosing a riser recliner chair that's right for you, and it can all feel quite confusing. To help you make...

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How much does it cost to run a Stairlift?

How much does it cost to run a Stairlift?

With energy prices around the country increasingly rising, it's natural for people to be concerned about how much their energy usage and cost are going to impact their overall bills. To put your mind at ease, we have answered some of the most common questions recently...

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How to Look After Your Mobility Scooter Batteries

How to Look After Your Mobility Scooter Batteries

Mobility scooter batteries deliver the power that drives your scooter. Don’t get disappointed if the battery is discharged after a short period though. This doesn’t necessarily mean the quality of the battery is poor. Rather, it could be due to not looking after your...

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