He has been at the home for several years. It has an excellent CQC rating and is very highly regarded for providing care for people with autism and challenging behaviour. I fear that if he is asked to leave he will be placed in an assessment unit.
My son has autism, challenging behaviour and severe learning disables. We visited yesterday ( different time to normal visit) and noticed that he didnt have a pillow or duvet on his bed. When I queried this I was told that he didnt have them because he soaks them in his shower. Apparently they have ...
Thank you for your replies. I will contact DWP tomorrow to see why letter wasn’t sent directly to me.
My son has severe learning difficulties and lives in a care home. I am his DWP appointee and usually all his letters are sent to me Today I received an e-mail from his care home manager detailing the contents of a letter from the DWP. I have asked for the letter to be forwarded to me but I am annoye...
My son lives in a care home. He has severe learning difficulties, autism and challenging behaviour. The care home prides itself on coping with extreme challenging behaviours, however after 2 years my son is worse than we when he first moved in. A few months ago they decided that it was possibly epil...
After months of anxiety I finally had telephone call today from social worker to tell me that the retrospective charge has been dropped. She completely caught me off guard, no apology, no explanation.
Thank you for your advice. I will have to get my act together and make a formal complaint.
This is still ongoing (and wearing me out!) My son has now had a new assessment which has been carried out with the care home without any involvement with us his family. Under the heading Money Management the care manager has detailed the amount of ESA my son receives and the fact that because a fin...
My son is 30 and I am his appointee. I am fine that he has to make a financial contribution (although he will only be left with a little over 24 a week for himself. I just feel it is very unfair to suddenly present him with a bill for over £8000 because they "omitted" to carry out a financial assess...
Thank you all for the information. The Care Act has muddied the water and says that councils are entitled to charge for the date care starts, but doesn't mention what happens if council fails to make a financial assessment.