Thank you Jenny for your wonderful detailed post; I so so appreciate this; I will read your reply very very carefully and take in all of what you have said. The place where my Mum is, does take a mixture of clients I believe private and council funded. My Mum is fully funded for 12 weeks and I am ju...
Dear Pennie Every good wish to you from New Zealand and thank you for your kind reply. No one mentioned the NHS continuing healthcare' actually as my Mum's care home is a non nursing home; if she did qualify for that I would have to move her and now she is settled that is the last thing I want to do...
Thank you so much Bowling Bun; that is wonderful to hear from you; thanks so much; yes the local authority did a needs assessment on my Mum and she has got a 12 week placement in the care home, where she doesn't have to pay a top up. They take her pension etc and leave her with about 28 pounds a wee...
Good morning from New Zealand; I would be very grateful for your advice on how to handle expenses arising from my Mum moving into a care home in England. I hope you all had a great Bank holiday My name is Sue and I am from the North of England; I have just moved my wonderful widowed Mum into a wonde...
Happy Belated Easter everyone from Sue in New Zealand Can I ask a question? Does anyone know anything about how a hospital discharge works My lovely Mum is in hospital following 2 falls with a variety of complaints including newly diagnosed COPD, a broken shoulder and cellulitis . Do you know whethe...
Thank you so much for your awesome help
Every good wish for now

Susan
Re: mobile phone. I guess the answer is either find out what her objection is. eg. Scared of new technology? Is there a younger relative that could teach her the basics? Cost? Get her an all inclusive tariff. Or(/and?) bribe her with a smartphone and sell it on all the non-phone features - games, i...
Thank you so much for your awesome help
Every good wish for now

Susan
There are currently 2 types of lasting power of attorney and possibly still some enduring powers of attorney which were around until lasting powers of attorney replaced them. The lasting power of attorney for financial affairs can be used even if the donor has mental capacity. The health and welfar...
HI there from New Zealand I would love to ask a question. Happy Advent everyone by the way I am in New Zealand and my sister in the Uk has full power of attorney for my elderly Mum; I have asked my sister to get some key medical information about my Mum from Mum's GP, in advance of a specialist appo...