I'd just got the link up on my computer at work and was about to post it... :lol:
I found it on their website a few weeks ago but when I had a look this morning I couldn't find it...I'll have a proper search later.

What I have found is their most recent annual report. Interesting reading, especially about dignity issues.
Longest I've come across is two years: despite several attempts. It's just been completed. Longest I've ever heard of where someone made the request and was told it would be allocated was over 6 months - it only took three reminders and a comment that the Local Government Ombudsman sets a time limit...
After years of seeing increases in the number of carers receiving carers assessments in Leicester, they went down last year. I expect the same this year.

Working on it.
Care staff and social workers will often refuse on health and safety grounds. Floors can be dirty, someone might suddenly grab a knife and charge...it has happened.

Overshoes are a practical way forward, and something that, due to your husband's health, is perfectly reasonable.
There's nothing wrong with the Care Act. The problem is threefold. 1. There's no money to support it and no political will to do so. Cllr Rory Palmer of Leicester City Council told Parliament on 18th November that supporting carers "could bankrupt" Leicester. http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/suppor...
By definition, a government has no conscience. Sometimes it has a policy, but nothing more. - Albert Camus The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread. - Anatole France Change will not come if we wait for s...
Hope things will get back to normal soon, Rosemary, and that hubby has calmed down some...
Carers UK is constituted to support, and to campaign for, carers. They can't legally campaign for anyone else. Hence the strong statement in support of carers: bearing in mind that cuts to services for people needing care means that the carer carries the extra work.
Chris, carers organisations have been at the forefront of arguing for improvements and halting the cuts. Trouble is they are not the politicians who make the decisions, and carers are an afterthought. If you have any concrete suggestions for what could be tried to improve things, I for one would lov...