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Hi Larry,

Lovely to meet you today.

Sue
Hi Chris and welcome! http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_wink.gif Even just here on the forum there are so many issues highlighted that could be eased by identifying oneself as a carer early on and also, if there was a straightforward way of registering as a carer with surgeries and easy access to ...
It might be a bit of a long shot, but have you tried speaking with Red Cross or St John Ambulance? If they provide the courses, they may be able to help too.

Good luck!
No-one wants to think that we are part of a race that labels and disdains. I think, to be fair, there is probably something in the genetic code, from the earliest times as a survival mechanism, that can bring us up short in the face of anyone 'different' from the main stream of society. A previous p...
Sadly, the response seems to be merely political posturing, with little personal input. It matches most of the responses I have had.... except around election times, of course.
<t>PS<br/> You may have tried already, and I may be teaching granny to suck eggs, but if you haven't done so:<br/> <br/> Make sure your GP knows you are a carer.<br/> <br/> Try your local council.. they often have debt counsellors who will deal with your debts and bills, and they have more clout to ...
Hi John and Mel, Welcome to a small space of sanity.(Well... http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_wink.gif ) If you haven't called the hotline yet, try and find a way to do so! Please! They can help and advise and point you in the right direction to get help. The system is a nightmare, and one you do...
Our society has never encouraged us to treat disability with simple acceptance. Only those intimately acquainted with disability or a disabled person learn the skills to treat people normally. Even our language reinforces the idea of separation, teaching us early on that some people ‘suffer’ a disab...
I doubt he's at Westminster, Fran.Well, I hope not anyway or there is no hope at all for the nation... I have, however, already sent it to several journalists and a couple of MP's. Not that I hold out any more hope than any of the other pieces i have sent to Westminster.... http://www.carersuk.org/i...
There is a petition on the UK government webite to attempt to reduce the amount of benefit one may recieve for being a Carer. It includes the view expressed by Mr Kevin Arnold that "the taxpayer is keeping these people (carers) on these benefits surely they have the time to do this caring, often it ...