Any advice would be welcome. I care for my wife who receives high mobility and low care DLA as well as contribution based ESA. The caring I do involves all meal preparation, the usual domestic & household jobs, collection of medication/prescriptions, managing and taking her to medical appointments, ...
Hmmm, I've just seen this post that I made last year seeking a small donation to help me raise money for the National Autistic Society. It didn't work very well did it? No donations! I spite of this I've now raised almost £5000 for the NAS to help them support people like my son. In addition to bein...
Hi, I'm raising funds for the National Autistic Society and want to try an experiment. My son, Russell, was on the aspergers spectrum and worked hard all through his school life to achieve his best in spite of general lack of knowledge by his teachers and peers about his condition. He didn't want to...
<t>Hi Ben,<br/> <br/> You have my complete sympathy and understanding.<br/> <br/> I have a similar situation in that my wife has chronic, undiagnosed, back, groin and leg pains that have resulted in her giving up work.<br/> <br/> I have a good job but find work and everything at home a complete drai...
Hi, It's been a tough few weeks. Disability benefit claims being rejected after appeal, visits to specialists for more suggestions on pain management, feeling tied in. However, I've managed to go out on last 2 weekends for good walks in the country with the dog and got some "me time" planned for nex...
<t>Thanks for your words of support.<br/> <br/> Last night I had a dream life was like it used to be. Active, walking together in the hills, camping and laughing together.<br/> <br/> Then my alarm went off and the reality sank me lower than usual.<br/> <br/> Still tomorrows another day.<br/> <br/> T...
<t>Hi folks,<br/> Yes I'm new to this as well.<br/> Compared with some of you I'm in an easy position.... but it doesn't feel that way to me.<br/> <br/> I'm 51, my wife, Dawn, is 47. For 8 years she has been suffering from an undiagnosed debilitating pain,tingling, numbness in her lower back, groin ...