STRESS and depression among social workers who help elderly people is heightening concerns for the care of their patients I very much doubt if the stress and depression is caused by actually helping the elderly...it's more likely office related, where friction between staff and managerial knock bac...
Sounds as if you have a full calender there George. Image

Hope you have a lovely time...enjoy yourselves. ((hugs)) Image
If we do have 2 MP's and members of the House of Lords on Carers UK, it can only be good I would have thought. They can fight for us, and pass on our grievances to active MP's and members in the House of Lords....they have the political knowledge and clout!

Pat xx
<t>Hi roo,<br/> What an awful thing to happen. [[[hugs]]] for you and your son.<br/> <br/> Have you asked your sons college tutor, or in fact that department for a written statement of events that happened on that day concerning your sons, and I say this loosely, 'carers' behaviour towards your his ...
I think I and my family would have a problem with this too! http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_rolleyes.gif I know how you feel though Ian. It makes you feel like doing anything just to be noticed! http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_smile.gif Why are there no hugs smilies on here? http://www.carer...
I hate cleaning the tiles on my shower unit they also get watermarked, half the time I try and ignore it but its getting to the point that I cant ignore it.....its laziness with me half the time, wish I was rich and could afford a cleaner!!
Oh me too! Image
I used to love reading, but get no chance to do it anymore. My son who has learning difficulties and behavioural problems is very demanding...he never ever stops talking and asking me questions. Even reading the local newspaper is a chore, because I have to keep re-reading everything due to the fact...
Hi Tony. http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_biggrin.gif Thanks for your kind welcome, I'm feeling more at home here now. http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_wink.gif Which is more than I can say for living in this country this past few years. http://www.carersuk.org/images/icon_sad.gif I can honest...
To read that Polish workers are receiving and sending Child Benefits back to Poland for children who don't even live here makes makes me so angry!! http://www.smileycons.com/img/emotions/133.gif £ sign for foreigners to come over and abuse. It has to... http://www.smileycons.com/img/emotions/207....
I care for 3 of my family, my 32 year old son, my 18 year old grandaughter whom I have brought up from the age of 4, both have learning difficulties and behavioural problems, plus my eldest 38 year old daughter who has suffered for many years with schizophrenia. I only get paid Carers Allowance for ...