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Why should I instruct a mental health lawyer?

Why should I instruct a mental health lawyer?

Posted on May 23, 2022, by Rebecca Moore

There are many benefits from instructing a mental health lawyer, as Coodes’ Legal Executive Rebecca Moore explains… In my experience,…

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Deprivation of liberty: what can I do if someone is being denied their freedom?

Posted on April 28, 2022, by Poppy Phipps

Poppy Phipps, Coodes Solicitors’ Mental Health and Community Care Team Leader explains what ‘deprivation of liberty’ means and what you…

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Why preventing elder abuse is everyone’s responsibility

Why preventing elder abuse is everyone’s responsibility

Posted on March 31, 2022, by Louise Brown

Louise Brown of Coodes Solicitors says it is everyone’s responsibility to protect the most vulnerable people in our communities. Established…

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Five reasons why someone who lacks capacity may be able to make some decisions for themselves

Five reasons why someone who lacks capacity may be able to make some decisions for themselves

Posted on May 26, 2021, by Poppy Phipps

Many people assume that if someone lacks capacity they are unable to make any decisions about important aspects of their…

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What does it mean if someone lacks mental capacity?

What does it mean if someone lacks mental capacity?

Posted on April 23, 2021, by Poppy Phipps

If you are told a loved one lacks mental capacity, you may be unsure what that means. Poppy Phipps, Head…

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What is the role of the Court of Protection in welfare cases?

What is the role of the Court of Protection in welfare cases?

Posted on February 17, 2021, by Poppy Phipps

Poppy Phipps, Head of Coodes’ Mental Health and Community Care team, outlines the role and powers of the Court of…

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Discharge to assess: protecting elderly people during the pandemic

Discharge to assess: protecting elderly people during the pandemic

Posted on November 25, 2020, by Poppy Phipps

Poppy Phipps, Head of Coodes’ Mental Health and Community Care team, raises concerns about the impact of the discharge to…

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More support is needed for those struggling with thoughts of suicide

More support is needed for those struggling with thoughts of suicide

Posted on October 10, 2019, by Poppy Phipps

On World Mental Health Day, Poppy Phipps from Coodes Solicitors’ Family team encourages everyone to talk more openly about mental…

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Mental health support

Greater mental health awareness and support is welcome in Cornwall

Posted on May 15, 2018, by Julian Tyson

During Mental Health Awareness Week, Julian Tyson, Partner in Coodes Solicitors’ Mental Health and Community Care team welcomes the prospect…

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mental health awareness week

Mental health awareness is welcome but more funding is needed

Posted on May 08, 2017, by Julian Tyson

It is Mental Health Awareness Week. Julian Tyson of Coodes Solicitors Mental Health and Community Care team welcomes the greater…

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