Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Solicitors raise a fantastic £33,000 for The Forever Friends Appeal supporting the RUH!

Awdry Bailey & Douglas Team (Devizes and Chippenham offices) alongside other participating solicitors took part in The Forever Friends Appeal last September “Make a Will Month” by waiving their legal fees in order to help raise monies for Royal United Hospital in Bath.

“The Make a Will month runs for the duration of September and clients will receive Awdry Bailey & Douglas Solicitors exceptional level of professional service and Will preparation in return for a reduced fee being donated to the hospital’s charity, The Forever Friends Appeal.” Blog: Make or update your Will in September and support the Royal United Hospital, Bath. August 2015  

Collectively, they raised the fantastic sum of £33,000.

Jan Witt, Legacy Officer for The Forever Friends Appeal said: "We are very extremely grateful to the solicitors who came on board to support us and we are absolutely delighted with the success of our first ever RUH Will Month scheme. All the solicitors worked extremely hard to help as many people as possible to get the protection of a proper Will drawn up. The success of this fundraising is a testament of their sheer hard work, together with the generosity of the public who came forward to have their Wills written under the scheme. We would like to thank each and every one of them." 

The Royal United Hospital’s charity, The Forever Friends Appeal, provide a vital service to help improve the hospital’s environment, providing additional medical equipment, facilities as well as the finishing touches and extras that help care for patients more effectively, together with its ongoing research and development.

On behalf of ABD Team; Catherine Cole (Devizes office) and Carina Kervin (Chippenham office)

Monday, 15 February 2016

Long Term Care Seminar - Lackham House, Lacock

Does the new Care Act mean you need to know more about this country’s elderly care system and the funding options available?  

Are you thinking of selling your house or other assets to pay for long term care?

abdcare (a specialist managed and branded division of Awdry Bailey & 
Douglas Solicitors with particular expertise in elderly care) invite you 
to attend a seminar which addresses the new revolutionary issues  
surrounding this country’s Care System and how you or your 
loved ones may be affected should long term care be needed.

~ Please arrive 20 minutes beforehand ~ Light refreshments will be available ~
It is advisable to book early. Spaces may be limited!

Monday 14 March 2016 ~ 10.00am – 1.00pm
Lacock Suite, Lackham House, Wiltshire College,
Lacock, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 2NY
Understanding the system and who should be paying for
 my long term care needs?

What strategies should be deployed to minimise 
the impact of care fees?

If I do have to pay the costs myself, what financial
options are available to me?

If you would like to attend and reserve free seating please click here or telephone 01380 722311