Minding the money: Carers and the management of financial assets later in life: report of a scoping study

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Publication details

DatePublished - 2006
PublisherSocial Policy Research Unit
Place of PublicationUniversity of York, York
Original languageEnglish


Helping older people manage their financial assets is a common experience for relatives and friends. Policy and practice have concentrated on protecting vulnerable adults and developing formal arrangements for people who are unable to make their own decisions. Recognition of the role of relatives and friends in managing older people's assets is limited. This exploratory review draws attention to the growing importance and complexity of asset management, and the information needs of older people and their carers.

    Research areas

  • carers, older people, social exclusion, income, poverty, ill/disabled children, care for older people, funding


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