Blog: Staying in touch, avoiding Scams and Fraud
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Today, Martin Lewis of Money Saving Expert praised Wales for taking up his recommendations for promoting awareness of the laws surrounding council tax reductions for those with severe mental impairments (e.g. dementia patients). The current law states that someone...read more
Elder abuse is rife and happening right now in homes, hospitals and care homes throughout the UK. It is a horrific crime on some of the most vulnerable in our society and as many of us as possible need to know how to spot the signs and help those affected. 4% of the...read more
N T S S C A M A L E R T
4th March 2019
NTS Scams Team, updating you on the world of scams in the UK.
Scams and Fraud – the Cruel Crime Hidden Behind Closed Doors Last year fraudsters scammed nearly 49,000 older people across the UK at roughly the rate of six reports per hour. Although a growing number of victims of these scams are having the courage to come forward...read more
The fact that we are living longer is good news and something to celebrate. However, far too many people have their plans interrupted by a life-changing accident that can happen in a moment. For example falling, especially if you are an older person, can have a...read more
SCAMS - an article by Chris Armstrong and Ian Hillier from the London Branch of the Chartered Trading Standards Institute and Lambeth Trading Standards As Home Safety Ambassadors we need to pass on messages to residents about the many instances where rogue traders...read more