Another issue worthy of being included under this thread. The Government's " Arbeit Macht Frei " ... " Work sets you free " ... philosophy : http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cost-childcare-risen-four-times-faster-wages-since-2008-tuc-30-hours-a8008826.html Cost of childcare for young c...
Hi Janet ... a voyage into the unknown just beginning. One contact off forum described his experience as walking through a minefield without a map ... you only know where a mine is if you step on one. Perhaps a perfect analogy if others find the same ? Suffice to say , keep us informed as many more ...
3,369 ... momentum has almost gone ... not unexpected for any of the numerous petitiions out there. However , given the size of the carer army ... ??? Reads now in excess in 10,000 and only me now posting ... weird ... no one else even contributing ??? Still in limbo ... first the General Election ,...
UC roll out ?

Major thread in the NEWS section :

https://www.carersuk.org/forum/news-and ... erty-30601

34 articles and rising as the roll out saga continues.
Extremely hard hiting article in the later edition of today' s Guardian ... Nick Forbes , Leader of Newcastle City Council : https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/19/universal-credit-pilot-cathy-come-home-newcastle-housing-crisis My city piloted universal credit. We’re becoming a Cathy ...
For the full sp ... NHS Choices web site :


https://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinati ... eeded.aspx
Thanks Val ... when writing the " History of Family Carers " ... approaches to those outside our world ( CarerLand ) would consume 3 / 4 chapters ... many issues , some banded together , to all far corners of PressMediaLand and ... a couple of acknowledgements is all we can show for our endeavours ....
First show ... cart and horses ... already finalised and only now we are approached ? The Press ? Good luck , individual carers have been trying them for years ... Guardian , Social Care Network , included ... better luck with them than us ? Tabloids ? Our experience would not go down well with them...
Thanks Val ... watching anything on the BBC would be rather awkward ... no tv nor funds available to purchase a " Compulsory " tv licence. As for me " Fronting " carers ... not a good choice , my view of caring from almost the bottom of the pile in both economic and social terms would not make good ...
Hi Val .... interesting ... particularly as Panorama is involved ... some individual carers have be trying since 2004 / 2005 to involve said program to take a long hard look at the many issues facing all carers in the UK. As for partitioning carers' problems into segments , that tends to highlight i...