2 elderly neighbours knocked this morning as had received their letters yesterday about paying for their TV license from next yr. One will still get it free, other will pay. Crazy system

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It is still early days for us but just wanted to share our experience to date. After 20 yrs residential care and the plan breaking down due to brothers behaviour, he was moved to a supported living place. Beauty is he is only 5 mins away from us in same town. His new care plans took some getting use...
I've asked that question a few times when fighting for my now late husband, ( thankfully managed with lots of research) A social worker told me it depended on the allocated social worker, as they would want CHC granted to save social services paying? Probably wouldn't have as much detail or even pa...
Chris From The Gulag wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:41 pm
Turn that off and ... may be possible to walk to France without the need of welly boots !
hope you have some slingback wellies for us geordies … :o :shock: ;) :D
You have come full circle Chris. 1st pic you posted in post above is akin to the one you sent me that started this topic off ;)
Same houses in view but a huge difference in the bergs.

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Thanks again everyone. Don't think I have come back to earth as yet :)

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Well, that's CHC 2nd meeting done, and 2nd successful outcome. At least for next 12 months. CPA meeting for brother on Monday gone was a positive look back on his previous 12 months care and support. One of his meds being reduced and monitored again. Thank you everyone for your messages/emails and p...
You type quicker than me Chris :lol:

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Note: You will not be able to make a new claim for PIP once you have reached your state pension age. If you are over your state pension age and not getting DLA or PIP you can claim Attendance Allowance. However you will be able to stay on PIP if you claimed or received it before you reachedyour sta...