Oh dear , the free market economy at it's finest ? https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/feb/23/big-six-energy-companies-routinely-overcharging-customers-exclusive Big six energy companies routinely overcharging customers – exclusive. Analysis for the Guardian shows most companies charging custo...
Hi Janice .... a couple of links which will assist in formulating your ideas : https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/datasets/monthlyfiguresondeathsregisteredbyareaofusualresidence Monthly figures on deaths registered by area of usual residence in Englan...
Hi Janice ... just a few thoughts from a first reading. Certaining a niche market for those in the position as related. Offer a service ... nationwide ? Charitable or run for profit ? Do you intend to be on the ground in all cases ? Or , use local agencies in the way of a coordinator ... sitting in ...
There are a few pointers in another thread in this section which may be of assistance here : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/former-carers/when-the-caring-ceases-some-thoughts-as-to-what-to-expect-31598 In essence , a whole , new , ball game with different objectives ... only you c...
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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...