A case of information overload allied with a dysfunctional benefits system ??? A simple question like ... " What grants are available to family carers ? " Imagine the problem ... for starters ... all family carers , or just ones able to claim CA ? Kinship carers ... included or excluded under " Fami...
For clarity :

The Disability Rights UK have helplines , SCOPE have online forums monitored by trained legal advisors.

Links provided earlier ... the above sections available elsewhere on those sites.

One thought ... the dreaded post code lottery MAY come into play.
Internet search .... DISABLED FACILITIES GRANT ... throws up several sites with guidance thereon. Pick of the bunch ? Disability Rights and SCOPE ... several others available : https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/housing-grants https://www.scope.org.uk/support/disabled-people/disabled-facilities-gran...
As predicted ... another record breaking year ... how the Government must be proud of itself ??? https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/apr/24/food-bank-use-trussell-trust-universal-credit-figures People with 'nowhere else to turn' fuel rise in food bank use – study Trussell Trust says it gave out...
Thanks Michael ... regular readers will know of it's launch prior to it's appearance on the front page of the Carers Uk web site ... and this thread ... first publicized on the CUK FaceAche page on 10 April ( ? ) ... as we continued the old 2017 one as opposed to starting one for 2018 ourselves. htt...
Direct from the Parliament UK site : https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm/cmallparty/170502/carers.htm Stated purpose of the group : To promote awareness, knowledge, and understanding amongst Members of both Houses of the needs of unpaid carers. [/b] Needs ? Simple ... adequate remuneration and ...
Progress ... of sorts ... the words SNAIL'S and PACE spring to mind : https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/disability-benefits-uk-government-inquiry-cuts-welfare-state-mps-a8316746.html Government response to damning inquiry into disability benefit system " Falls short ", say MPs. Ministe...
Very fine dividing line when any family carer takes on a qualified nurse's tasks. Obviously , such practices are meat and drink to many carers ( I was no exception ) , including child carers but ... .... if things were to go wrong , and with tragic consequences ? Put another way , would you let an a...
Resurrecting this thread as this Issue has appeared in a couple of recent threads. Hopefully , somone upstairs in Carers UK will take an interest ... and spell out in plain English the dangers , as they stand , for any carer amongst the 6.5 million + strong carer army receiving DPs from their caree...
Yes , CHC " Should " cover " All " care costs. Link to the main CHC thread : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/all-about-caring/chc-chapter-and-verse-under-one-thread-guidelines-and-links-32532 Section with a couple of links that will be of assistance here : 1. Untruths ... lies ? ....