I have just finished watching the recording of it. I think my eyes filled up within the 1st 30secs. How a person could be so vile, so evil, to any other person but especially those that are vulnerable. Using all their triggers to make challenging behaviour far worse - I don't think there are words t...
I have it recorded to watch tomorrow, but it is trending on twitter and seems like the horror stories continue, like at Winterbourne.

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I'm presuming that when you first took up your SO mortgage you were not reliant upon benefits as the main source of your income? We were never on benefits for the original mortgage or the 'new' one we had undertaken. The 1st one had too many conditions attached to it at that time, and we were fortu...
https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/getting-a-mortgage-if-youre-ill-or-disabled Suppose it depends on circumstances, the shared ownership scheme is an option. I have no idea what the situation is like round shared ownership these days but we went this route yrs ago. Was our only optio...
There is enough information and personal experiences on this forum to cover umpteen reports. A member once suggested that 'professionals' were made to read forums like this to show them the reality of what life is for us. Wonder if the opinions among them would differ... in that would they label it ...
Personally I don't like the drip drip of comments like the one on this link, ahead of any paper being released but do feel we need be aware of what is going on out there. Tory MP and prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has said social care costs should be capped at £5,000. Mr Rees-Mogg made his rema...
Is the personalisation of social care stalling – and why are more working-age people in care homes? Senior fellow at the King's Fund, Simon Bottery, discusses significant results and surprising trends from the think-tank's recent Social Care 360 report https://www.communitycare.co.uk/2019/05/21/adu...
These issues have been going on for years. This article below is from 2016 https://corporatewatch.org/understanding-care-workers-pay-and-travel-time/ Personally I can see the situation getting worse before it gets better, if it gets better. There is far too many companies making obscene profits from...
Examples of DRE DRE can include the following but not only:  extra washing or special washing powder/conditioner for delicate skin  community alarms (pendant or wrist)  special diet  special clothing or footwear (or extra wear and tear)  additional bedding  extra heating costs  gardening hou...