Try Macmillan too - their web page is here: http://www.macmillan.org.uk/ it has on it in big numbers the free phoneline for advice (which includes money matters). Unfortunately, they are closed weekends and Bank Holidays, but you can get support through their 'Online community' i.e. a forum like thi...
Have a look at the article here: https://www.carersuk.org/forum/news-cam ... tory-24916

It is about a recent legal ruling that bedroom tax should not be applied in situations like yours.
Heard a bit on the radio news a short while ago, this has popped up on social media now: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/po ... 36331.html
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Hello ER, There are people on this forum who have been in your situation, they will be along soon, I am sure. I cared for my father for over 13 years until he passed away in the autumn of 2012 - it must be so much harder to lose a life partner. Like you, it took me ages to adjust when I was shopping...
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/12071072/Give-staff-time-off-to-care-for-elderly-employers-told.html There is no way taxpayers could cover the cost of care for the increasing proportion of the population in the higher age groups, whatever we might want 'the government' to do to help. This pi...
Hi Sajehar, How are you? You are right, having something to do does help - but do make sure that if there is a break in the weather you take yourself off for a little walk or something. Maybe take Dad out for a cuppa somewhere nice - take a flask if you have to! On this: "According to the gov websit...
Sajehar,

I know exactly what you mean, that upset/relieved mix, I experienced similar when each of my parents died. I just wish I had handled everything as well as you have.

My thoughts are with you and your Dad - look after yourselves.