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Problems ahead for social care The immigration plans spell trouble for adult social care. BBC reporter on the effect on social care : https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51550421 The majority of people employed by the sector are low-paid care workers. They are responsible for providing daily hel...
Last night, Caroline Abrahams of Age UK said: 'It's all very well saying we have to 'grow more of our own' care workers but it's older people and their families who will suffer if a care company can't come to their aid because there aren't enough staff.' [/size] https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/...
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Hi Lee, I haven’t had the exact same problem but have had difficulties getting social workers to engage/ act and had to get legal aid for my caree and a solicitor to act on behalf of them. It’s amazing how they jump into action once a solicitor’s letter has been received! This might be useful on the...
Hi Lee, I haven’t had the exact same problem but have had difficulties getting social workers to engage/ act and had to get legal aid for my caree and a solicitor to act on behalf of them. It’s amazing how they jump into action once a solicitor’s letter has been received! This might be useful on the...
Carol, you have every right to leave. There is definitely a difference between being supportive and inadvertently aiding someone to stay as they are. I don't know much about your daughters (?) condition but it sounds like she is very controlling. I would think it better to make the move whilst she i...
Hi Kate and welcome,

I think only carers or former carers understand what caring is like.

I hope you find the forum supportive. Take a peek at different sections and join in wherever you like.

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Thara, her husband broke his back in 3 places.
This article came my way; Can the council make me homeless? My mum with dementia faces astronomical care bills and the money is running out https://www.dailymail.co.uk/money/pensions/article-7999617/Can-council-make-homeless-money-mums-care-home-runs-out.html Worth looking at responses and advice po...
Hi Jason, I would seriously discourage tying his hands/ arms as this would be considered to be restraint and could instigate a safeguarding alert being raised. Is the problem with the catheter 24/7 or only at night? I think you should contact the incontinence team or whoever deals with his catheter....