One month to go before the threathened closure.

No news recently posted on the Internet.

Any whispers or updates ?
There is no " Supposed " as in obligation ... beyond the System itself. In Victorian times , that meant the Poor House for far too many. Times may have changed but ... the System has a lot of catching up to do. One Victorian " Relic " which has expanded beyond even the wildest imaginations of the po...
In Carer / Caree Land , a fear of many carers ... completely ignored by the System until this SCOPE report. Having said that , as a former , lone , carer , I always knew that should anything have happened to me , my caree would not have survived long ... assuming fate did not intervene , and someone...
There is an existing thread on family members taking on the caring role via direct payments. Suffice to say , a VERY grey area ! https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/all-about-caring/direct-payments-paying-a-family-member-to-care-30902?hilit=direct%20payments In the absence of anyone fr...
The fact sheet available from Carers UK is a good starting point , as is the guidance given on the NHS site : https://www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/practical-support/getting-care-and-support/needs-assessment https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support/assessment-care-needs/ One of the b...
Ground zero ... Dumbarton , Scotland ... major initiative by a supermarket chain : http://www.dumbartonreporter.co.uk/news/16027344.Asda_teams_up_with_FareShare_and_Trussell_Trust_to_help_million_out_food_poverty/ Asda teams up with FareShare and Trussell Trust to help million out food poverty. [/si...
For the FULL sp on CHC , the following IS the bible : https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support/nhs-continuing-care/ NHS continuing healthcare [/b] Where can NHS continuing healthcare be provided? Am I eligibile for NHS continuing healthcare? NHS continuing healthcare assessments Care an...
One headline that really does do the talking for an article : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/feb/18/disabled-people-million-benefit-sanctions-since-2010 More than a million benefits sanctions imposed on disabled people since 2010, Groundbreaking Demos study reveals ‘culture of disbelief’ a...
Problem with the supply of affordable housing continues to grow : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43085444 Affordable homes shortage '" Equivalent to size of Leeds. " [/size][/b] The shortfall of new affordable homes in England will soon be equivalent to a city the size of Leeds, a charity is warning. ...
Over the years , I have posted several articles on IRISH CARERS , mainly on how they are more of a force and involved in the actual decision making. Their progress with the Carers Strategy in Ireland ... somewhat mindboggling from our view point ? http://familycarers.ie/43-per-cent-of-governments-na...