At least things have progressed a little since my first days as a carer. " Flu jab ! Why do you want a flu jab , your only your mother's carer ? " 6 years on from that , 2003 , I got the annual jab without question ... visiting nurse was slightly reluctant to do so as " Carers " were a lower priorit...
An Internet search ... LONDON BASED DEMENTIA GROUPS FOR CARERS ... throws up many possibilities.

One at random :

http://www.sweettree.co.uk/sweettree-la ... ly-carers/


I hope at least one proves useful.
Ground zero ... York ... for a couple , the REAL realities of UC ; https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/universal-credit-the-york-publicans-who-had-to-live-in-a-tent-by-the-river-ouse-1-9363251 Universal Credit : The York publicans who had to live in a tent by the River Ouse. [/size][/i][/b] https:/...
Welfare spending for UK's poorest shrinks by £37 BILLION. Figures compiled after decade of austerity and obtained by Frank Field show most striking cuts are in disability benefits. https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/carer-disability-benefits/benefit-allowance-cuts-across-the-board-si...
Comments section now passed 1,400 on the Daily Chuckle article. A feeding frenzy that will last for all of a further 48 hours or so. Then , our Joe / Jo Public will move onto the next one ... forgetting all about this issue. When that Green Rizla Paper is finally published , Joe / Jo will be back in...
To UNDERSTAND CarerLand , it is essential to be a family . kinship carer or . like me , a former one. Cannot be done from an ivory tower reading a textbook ... no textbook exists on CarerLand. Existing on the same rations as dished out , occasionly , to the 7.8 million also sharpens one's instinct f...
The pay rise that isn't a pay rise ? https://www.carersuk.org/forum/social-area/members-corner/fairer-for-carers-34307 I would add my paw print to a campaign for an actual increase in CA ... if ever launched by Carers UK ... bearing in mind that members resolution passed at their agm way back in 200...
As cases like the infamous " Baby P " a few years ago are published , EVERYONE runs for cover. In some cases , the sound of knighthoods and medals can be heard in the stampede to avoid blame. Someone has to be nominated to be the " Lee Harvey Oswald " ... usually a middle grade bode. That's how the ...
Yet more evidence ... demand for US to plug the chasms ? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-45593814 Care job vacancies in England rise to 110,000. [/size][/b] About 110,000 jobs in adult care in England are left vacant, a rise of 22,000 in a year, according to workforce data. Training charity Sk...
CQC ? Our purpose We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. Our role We register care providers. We monitor, inspect and rate services. We take action to protect people who use service...