September 16, 2018
Brian Herd

When it comes to aged care – speed is of the essence!

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. If you’re a current full age pensioner and you need to consider moving into residential aged care, here is a salutary story about not dilly dallying when it comes to getting into action mode. We all […]
November 29, 2017
Brian Herd

From home to hospital to …?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. This might sound familiar to some of you –”Your mum’s had a fall, she’s in hospital and she can’t go home” We suspect those words are often said each day by hospital staff to family members. […]
August 23, 2017

Keep your spouse close but your parents closer

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. For all those baby boomers embarking on a long and sustained period of well-deserved and well-saved for later life pleasure (also known as ‘retiring’ ‘withdrawing’, ‘going away’, ‘leaving’ or ‘retreating’), – stop – think again – […]
May 9, 2017

Calling all Boomers – So you want to be your Parent’s Carer?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. We do a lot of work in the area of family arrangements involving adult children providing care to, or for, their parent/s.  It is on the rise and likely to exponentially increase as we live longer […]
November 20, 2016

Not All Pathways Lead to Aged Care

One of our most recent Heather Hill Pathways clients, Mary, was a 91 year young lady who had been living in the same home for the last 70 years.  More recently she was becoming a little more frail and her doctor had recommended that it was time for her to […]
April 28, 2014

Brian Herd speaks at LASA Q Conference on Sex, Care & the Law

Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law and our Lead Legal Professional at Heather Hill Pathways has recently spoken on the delicate subject of sexual expression in aged care at the Queensland LASA (Leading Age Services Australia) conference on the Gold Coast. The message was that old age and sexual expression are […]