Hi Are there local meet ups Thanks Junie Not really Junie - however if you google "Carers Support" and the name of your town/area you should be able to find your local Carers Support group which will probably have regular coffee mornings and regular advice "surgeries". Carers UK did host a series o...
I am locking this topic as, inline with our Community Guidelines the original poster has not sought permission to post a Research project request. https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/new-to-the-forum/community-guidelines-21290 Research and consultations Because our community is primari...
I would have said not "unreasonable" to increase fees to provide one-to-one care - BUT £3000 per WEEK extra is totally out of order. Frankly I think they're trying it on in the hope you will remove you Father to another care home. I think you may have to bite the bullet and find another, more secure...
Hi Trevor and welcome to the forum.

If you haven't already done so, you might find the Stroke Association website a useful source of information too - https://www.stroke.org.uk/?gclid=EAIaIQ ... gJUxPD_BwE
Hi David I suggest you contact your local occupational therapy department - you can often self refer, but if not your GP will be able to refer you. They will be able to assess your wife's (and your) abilities and offer mobility aids to help you get her from chair to toilet and vice versa. When my Mu...
We did definitely have a disclaimer in place saying that views expressed/advice given by members was not necessarily a view/advice from CUK - so hopefully as I've already highlighted this thread to Admin they will pick up on that too. I know that a lot of members prefix any answers to such questions...
I've highlighted this topic to CUK for their response. In the meantime I can confirm that CUK has received grants in the past specifically to support the Adviceline - but the grants can only last for so long before they run out ! If memory serves me right the last one was some 5 years or so ago. Unf...
The CUK Advice line is mainly staffed by trained Volunteers - details of how to apply and become a volunteer can be found on the main website. It doesn't have to be an 'office' based position , calls can be forwarded to your own phone so it doesn't matter where you live..
For a full , indepedent , benefits " Medical " , Carers UK has it's own Advice team ... best by telephone ... details available in the next link : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/carer-disability-benefits/how-to-contact-the-carers-uk-adviceline-24147 In addition , they may have so...
MrsAverage wrote:
Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:59 pm
What's TP ?
TP = Talking Point - the Alzheimer's Society's forum.