Contact the council that made the parking bay and ask if it is 'advisory' or 'mandatory'. You need know this before moving forward. Does your dads neighbours use a blue badge too? A disabled bay road marking may be ‘advisory’ or ‘mandatory’. •An advisory disabled bay road marking is not enforceable ...
People suffering from the most severe health conditions or disabilities will no longer be routinely reassessed to continue receiving ESA and UC. Coming into effect from today (29 September 2017), claimants in the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) support group and Universal Credit (UC) recipie...
Hi Chris, Well found re this letter. Seems like yesterday when Cheryl and Cathy ( Pysie ) worked on it. It was received well among carer circles and some supporters but unfortunately not by those with power to bring about change. When you look back even one of IDS 'reports' suggested raising level o...
Thanks for sharing that Mary

I have been fascinated myself in the past regarding some of the terminology used on death certificates.

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Bit by bit, the abuse of disabled people in the UK is being normalised. Talk of a human catastrophe in this country is in no way exaggerated It’s often said that the mark of a civilised society is how it treats its most vulnerable citizens in times of austerity. And in the past week, Britain has ha...
I understand perfectly where you are coming from with this Rachel as just been through exact same thing a few weeks ago. Calls we had were getting later and later. However, the service is there to suit yourselves NOT the company so if time slots they are doing are not working, tell them so. They can...
I have her name down for a place at a nursing home rather than a care home now because I think that will suit her better. They have no places and i haven't actually found a home that does have places around here. Has the hospital mentioned anything too about your mam possibly being in a nursing hom...
Thanks for your replies ladies. From tonight his Aricept has been reduced from 10mg to 5 mg for next 7 nights. Then he will not take anything else. The risks of a reaction are there if he takes a new med or not, so after talking over with our 2 daughters and bro in law, we all agreed with this cours...
Whilst I realise no 2 people with alzheimers are the same and no 2 families coping are the same, I am after tapping in to the wealth of experience by some members on the forum to see if anyone has faced what we are now. A brief history for those that may not know it. Hubby was dx with early dementia...
Too much to name as I am a hoarder and keeper, in that keep things belonging to various loved ones that have died. Saying that, I have started these last few months being ruthless and sorting stuff out, most gone to charity shops. Reason being is most of the things I have kept are of no interest to ...